Chip Beck Personal Notes
Started playing golf when he was 10 after attending a junior clinic with his mother in Fayetteville, N.C.
Serves as a director of the Western Golf Association.
Is an advisor to Aspen Capital in Tampa, Fla., and also sits on the board of Solargenix, the largest builder of solar energy plants.
Is a devout Catholic who supports Catholic Charities through a family foundation.
Supports the Word of Fire Catholic Ministries.
Favorite courses are Pebble Beach GL, Harbour Town GL and Cypress Point GC.
One course he'd love to play is Pine Valley CC.
Favorite entertainer is Elton John.
Favorite movie is "It's a Wonderful Life.".
Favorite athlete is Jack Nicklaus and lists No Ordinary Time as his favorite book.
Biggest thrill outside of golf is having a happy family and being born into a family of seven sisters and two brothers.
Has spent some time working as a partner with Mentor Financial, a financial-services firm in suburban Chicago.
Served as honorary chair of the inaugural Stadion Athens Classic at UGA on the Web.com Tour.
Says he'd love to trade places for a day with the Pope so he could see the Vatican from that perspective.
Enjoys watching CNN, The History Channel and National Geographic Channel.
His most memorable shot was his putt to shoot 59 at the Las Vegas Invitational.
His bucket list includes taking a good family vacation in Europe, Asia and the U.S.
Cell phone ring is "Don't Stop Believing" by Journey.