One of his idols growing up was fellow Australian Bruce Devlin, an eight-time winner on the PGA TOUR as well as a former winner on the Champions Tour.
Enjoys gardening and is also a talented caricaturist.
In 2003, while rehabbing his shoulder, was a youth instructor at Yeager Elementary School in Houston where his children were students. He helped children struggling with subjects such as math and English.
Roommate at Houston was Billy Ray Brown, currently a member of Golf Channel's broadcast team on the Champions Tour.