Steve Pate Personal Notes
Older brother John competed in 1996 U.S. Amateur and 1996 and 2000 U.S. Mid-Amateur.
Teammate of Corey Pavin, Duffy Waldorf and Jay Delsing at UCLA.
Says his career highlight was Sunday at the 1999 Ryder Cup. "The comeback spoke for itself.".
Favorites include "Animal House," reruns of "Law and Order," History Channel and The Discovery Channel.
Enjoys taking vacations anywhere tropical, especially Hawaii.
Favorite city is Santa Barbara, the city where he grew up.
Favorite books are Stephen King's The Stand and Thomas Sowell's Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy.
His favorite sport other than golf is baseball. His father played the sport in college and his grandfather was a Major League pitcher for the St. Louis Browns.
Says the food he will avoid at all costs is liver. "Just saying the word makes me nauseous."