Lived in Jekyll Island, Ga., as a child where his father was associated with a golf course. His family moved to Lakeland when he was 15 and his father bought a golf course there.
Dream would be to fly a jet and land it on a carrier.
Lists Doral, Butler National and Pebble Beach as his favorite golf courses.
Favorite athletes are Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.
Enjoys listening to Toby Keith and Garth Brooks. Favorite TV show is "Miami Vice" reruns.
Enjoys Clint Eastwood movies. Favorite books are Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey.
Is an avid follower of University of Florida sports and was honored, along with his fellow 1973 national champion Gator golf team members at the Florida-South Carolina football game in November 2010.