Wife, Marci; Jamie Dawn (10/1/79), Bridgette (4/11/83), Patrick (9/11/86)
Utah State University
PGA TOUR: Past Champion
A drag-racing aficionado, he attended the National Hot Rod Association driving school in December 1995. A regular competitor, won hot-rod sprint in fall of 1996. Professional drag racer Bob Vandergriff, Jr. has caddied for him
Knew by age 12 he wanted to be a professional golfer
Enjoys Italian food, but says his favorite meal is a steak, a salad and a baked potato followed by chocolate cake for dessert
Favorite movie is "The Bodyguard" since it was the first movie he saw with his wife
Would love to play St. Andrews and Pine Valley
Says his most memorable shot was a hole-in-one he made on a par 4 at Logan CC in Utah (No. 8 driver) during his college days
Supports the Jubilee of Trees in St. George, which supports the Dixie Regional Medical Center
Becoming a pilot is on his bucket list
One talent he'd like to have is to be able to play the guitar.
A drag-racing aficionado, attended National Hot Rod Association driving school in December 1995. A regular competitor, won hot-rod sprint in fall of 1996. Professional drag racer Bob Vandergriff, Jr. has caddied for him
Knew by age 12 he wanted to be a professional golfer.
Drag racing, all sports, hunting, fishing
PGA TOUR Victories (1)
1991 Shearson Lehman Brothers Open
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (3)
2011 Songdo IBD Championship Presented by Korean Air, Charles Schwab Cup Championship
2012 Boeing Classic
PGA TOUR (1)
1991 Argentine Open.
PGA TOUR Champions (3)
1980 NCAA Championship [indiv].
1988 Utah Open.
1991 Argentine Open.
Posted his first top-10 finish in April when he was T8 at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. It was his best showing in an event since he was second nearly four years earlier at the Principal Charity Classic.
2001: Earned a spot in the top 125 for the 15th consecutive year. Finished 118th in earnings, the lowest since joining the PGA TOUR in 1987. His 31 starts tied a personal high
Only top-10 was a T7 in the Buick Invitational. Positioned two shots back after 54 holes, finished four back after closing rounds of 68-69..Made the cut in the last five consecutive events to keep his card. 2000: Among the top-10 three times and in the top-25 eight times
Started year in consistent form, with four top-15 performances in seven cuts made during first 11 events
Was T11 at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am and followed with T14 at Buick Invitational
Closed with a 64 at Doral-Ryder Open and jumped into T9, his first top-10 of the year
At rain-shortened BellSouth Classic finished T5
Third top-10 came at Buick Challenge, where he finished T10. 1999: For the third time since 1987, fell out of the top-100 on the TOUR money list. 1998: At BellSouth Classic, had a good shot at first victory since 1991 Shearson Lehman Brothers Open. Shared 36-hole lead, third round 67 wasn't enough to hold off Tiger Woods' course-record 63. Three back of Woods through 54 holes. Was within one of Woods with a 18-foot birdie putt on 15th hole, then missed 20-foot birdie putt on 72nd hole that would of force a playoff. 1997: Recorded three top-10 and 10 top-25 finishes
Finished T11 at the Las Vegas Invitational and collected a $41,400 check to push him over the $3 million mark in career earnings. 1995: Had four runner-up finishes between 1992 and 1996, with best chance for victory coming at 1995 LaCantera Texas Open. Trailed third-round leader Duffy Waldorf by one stroke entering the final round, but a 9 on the 16th hole, combined with Waldorf's closing 69, left Blake in T6. Other runner-up finishes came at 1992 BellSouth Classic, 1994 Northern Telecom Open and 1996 Motorola Western Open. 1991: Best year of his career came when he earned his sole tournament title at Shearson Lehman Brothers Open. Closed with rounds of 67-67 to defeat Bill Sander by two strokes. Had five other top-10 finishes that season and earned $563,854, for 21st on final money list. Made his only appearance in THE TOUR Championship that year, where he tied for 13th. 1988: Winner of Utah State Open. Amateur: Named NCAA Player of the Year in 1981. In 1980, won NCAA Championship as a junior at Utah State and was runner-up the following year.