Brad Faxon Personal Notes
Along with Billy Andrade, runs Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon Charities for Children, Inc., which was formed in 1991 and has donated more than $15 million to youngsters in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Organization was honored in 1999 with Golf Writers Association of America's Charlie Bartlett Award, given to playing professionals for their unselfish contributions to society.
Along with Andrade, serves as host for CVS Caremark Charity Classic, which is Rhode Island's largest charitable sporting event (cvsgolf.com).
Created own junior golf foundation and hosts its annual tournament in Rhode Island. With Andrade, is the co-chair of Button Hole, a short course that serves as a teaching and learning center for kids.
Featured on the cover of Golf World (November 1, 2010) with wife, Dory, for the magazine's charity issue.
Favorite cities to visit include Florence, Sydney, Chicago and New York.
A guilty pleasure is Haagen-Dazs milkshakes.
Follows the New England Patriots and enjoys hockey, as well.
Says his favorite gadget is his iPhone.
One of his favorite activities is skiing with his family.
Favorite vaction spot is Italy because his wife, Dory, speaks fluent Italian.