Nickname "Dr. Dirt" bestowed upon him by Gary McCord in late 1970s. Younger brother Bart was a long-time TOUR member and is a rookie on the Champions Tour in 2013.
Biggest thrills in golf were watching Bart win the 2004 Valero Texas Open, the 2005 Memorial Tournament and THE TOUR Championship in 2005.
Lists Bart as his favorite athlete.
Has worked with David Leadbetter.
His favorite course is Spyglass Hill, and his favorite movie is "Chariots of Fire.".
Enjoyed the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
Favorite food is his mother's country-fried steak.
Has worked closely with the Florida Baptist Children's Homes Uniting Hearts Fund, which was established with the goal of supporting activities designed to promote more adoptive homes for orphaned children. He donated 10 percent of his winnings to the organization in 2012.