Was a substitute teacher in Long Beach, Calif., at the time of his 1992 Yuma Open victory.
Was the 1996 EA Sports Golf Challenge champion. Donated $10,000 prize to Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital.
Says the first and only autograph he ever received was from California Angel Sandy Alomar, who signed his mitt at a game in Anaheim Stadium in 1974. "No, I don't know where the glove is now. I don't have it.".
His favorite movie is "Monty Python and the Holy Grail.".
Was hitting balls at the Long Beach State driving range in college when football coach and Pro Football Hall of Fame member George Allen decided he wanted to use the range for practice. "He yelled, 'Get that golfer off my football field.' I never met the man, but let's just say he definitely knew who I was.".
While sidelined due to wrist surgery, couldn't stay away from the game and ventured into the TV arena. In early May 2012, spent a week as guest host of "Morning Drive" on Golf Channel.