Underwent a second surgery at the end of the 2003 Web.com Tour season to remove the remaining 20 percent of a brain tumor diagnosed in 2002. First surgery was performed in January 2003, just 24 days after his wedding.
Grandfather was a catcher for New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers in 1940-41.
Biggest thrill in golf was when USGA president Reg Murphy caddied for him at the 1994 World Amateur.
Attended Torrey Pines High School in Del Mar, Calif.
Never travels without Tylenol PM.
Favorite app is Pandora.