Wife, Lea; Osten Holland (6/1/94), Tanner Brian (6/2/95)
University of Oklahoma (1987, Finance)
Palmerston No.; ; New Zealand
City Plays From
PGA TOUR: Past Champion
Missed defense of his 1993 Kemper Open title when his first child, Osten, was born on the eve of the 1994 event. Had registered at the tournament site but left to be with his wife
Played on the New Zealand junior soccer team
Prior to joining the Champions Tour, transitioned in 2006 into a job as a swing instructor, with several TOUR professionals in his stable of students.
Missed defense of his 1993 Kemper Open title when his first child, Osten, was born on the eve of the 1994 event. Had registered at the tournament site, but left to be with his wife
Played on the New Zealand Junior soccer team
Has transitioned into a job as an instructor, with several professionals in his stable of students.
Wind surfing, reading, skiing, fitness
PGA TOUR Victories (1)
1993 Kemper Open
PGA TOUR (2)
1992 New Zealand Open [Aus], Trafalgar Capital Classic [Can]
PGA TOUR Champions (3)
1992 New Zealand Open, Trafalgar Capital Classic.
1992 Utah Open.
Dunhill Cup (5), 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996.
2015:Played his first full season on the Champions Tour after finishing second at the 2014 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament
Had an impressive showing at the U.S. Senior Open in June at Del Paso CC in Sacramento. Was the only player to post four consecutive rounds in the 60s, and that performance led to a T3 finish, his best effort in his Champions Tour career
Was also T13 at the Encompass Championship. 2011: In his one start of the season, the fewest of his career, he missed the cut at the Viking Classic. 2010: Did not make a cut in four starts on the PGA TOUR or in either of his two Web.com Tour starts. 2009: Made one of two cuts on the PGA TOUR, and nine of 24 cuts on the Web.com Tour. Has split his time between the two tours since. 2006: Best finishes were a T3 at the Web.com Tour's BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs and a T13 at the Booz Allen Classic, his best finish on the PGA TOUR since a T11 at the 2004 BellSouth Classic. 2002: Finished out of the top 150 (No. 152) for the first time since finishing No. 172 in 1994. 2000: Earned more than $1 million for the first time in his career on the strength of two runner-up finishes in Canada. Shared first-round lead and held 54-hole lead before finishing one stroke back of champion Rory Sabbatini at Air Canada Championship
Following week, lost to Tiger Woods by one stroke at Bell Canadian Open. Held share of 54-hole lead with Woods, who closed with 65 compared to his 66. Two-week Canadian stay produced earnings of $680,400. 1997: Had a T2 with Duffy Waldorf at the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill The two lost a playoff to David Duval, who birdied the first extra hole. 1996: Posted an 11-under-par 60 in the final round of the Phoenix Open. Was 11-under after 15 holes at TPC Scottsdale and needed only one birdie in his final three holes for a 59, but recorded three closing pars. 1993: Earned career-high spot on money list, No. 35, and first TOUR victory at the Kemper Open. Was the first- and second-round leader and just one stroke back of Tom Kite after 54 holes. Closing 70 gave him a one-stroke victory over Kite and the $234,000 winner's check. Amateur: Three-time All-American at the University of Oklahoma. Twice Australian Junior champion.