Career was threatened by putting problems until Sam Torrance converted him to the broom handle model…Hosts an annual pro-am to raise funds for the cancer research unit at the Royal Brisbane Children's Hospital. The event has raised more than $1.2 million…When in the army in Singapore, his dad introduced him to golf with a starter set to keep him out of trouble…Admires people who work hard and excel at what they do…Favorite golf courses are Kingston Heath in Australia, Carnoustie in Scotland and Pebble Beach in the United States…Enjoys reading anything by Wilbur Smith…Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods…Has had 10 career holes-in-one…Low professional round is a 62 while playing in the Rich River Classic in Australia…Recently sold his stake in a pawnbroking business, Cash Converters, that he co-owned with his brother in Australia.
Enjoys watching "Two and a Half Men" on TV as well as any sporting event, especially Rugby League.
Favorite team as a kid was the Brisbane Broncos of the Australian Rugby League, and his favorite player was Wally Lewis.
Favorite athlete is tennis standout Roger Federer.
His favorite movies are "Trading Places," "The Terminator" and "Aliens.".
Favorite vacation was going to Canada with his family over a previous Christmas and having his family see snow for the first time.
Most memorable shot was a 1-iron he hit on the 12th hole at The Lakes in Sydney in the final round of the Johnnie Walker Classic.
His bucket list includes going to Egypt to see the pyramids as well as going to Antarctica.
Says he'd most like to sit down with an archaeologist because he would love to hear about relics and treasures that have been dug up.