Hart's favorites: Jethro Tull, Jeopardy! and drum envyJeff Hart, a veteran of more than 300 starts on the PGA TOUR and Nationwide Tour, is a Champions Tour rookie.February 29, 2012
Dave Senko, Champions Tour staff
A rookie on the Champions Tour, Jeff Hart competed on both the PGA TOUR and the Nationwide Tour, making well over 300 starts on the two Tours before finishing fourth at last fall Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament to gain fully exempt status for 2012. The winner of the 2000 Nationwide Tour's Steamtown Classic, Hart was a college star at USC where he won All-American honors for the Trojans on two occasions, including first-team status in 1982.
Favorite TV program -- Jeopardy!
Favorite non-golf sport to watch on TV -- Football
Favorite music on the iPod -- Jethro Tull, Allman Brothers, Les Dudek, Johnny Winter, classic rock
Favorite team as a kid, favorite player/athlete -- Los Angeles Rams, Sandy Koufax
Favorite computer bookmark -- Drudge Report
First job -- Dishwasher at a restaurant
Favorite meal -- Tommy's Hamburgers
Favorite restaurants when on Tour -- Angelo's in Fort Worth
One talent I'd most love to have -- Play the drums
Favorite athlete in another sport -- John Doe IV
Favorite movie -- "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
My wife would say my worst habit is -- My driving
One course I've never played that I'd love to play -- Pine Valley
My most memorable vacation was going to -- Baghdad
I'd most like to sit down for a discussion with and why -- Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), brilliant mind
What I drive -- Buick Regal
My most memorable shot was -- My driver at Portage Glacier
The first concert I ever attended was -- Steely Dan
Favorite charity -- Retired golf pros of the Upper Himalayan Valley
If I'm not playing golf, I enjoy -- Medieval puppetry and doing wind sprints backwards downhill with my eyes closed
My Bucket List -- Swim the LaBrea Tar Pits, take a bulldozer to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, open a Swiss bank account and play nine holes with the Dalai Lama at Cypress Point