Graduated from Basic High in Henderson, NV, where he was a state champion. Ranked fifth in Nevada as a tennis player in high school.
As a child, served as a standard bearer for the Last Vegas Invitational and later worked on the tournament operations staff.
Lists Jamie Mulligan as an instructor.
Biggest thrill in golf has been playing in five U.S. Opens. Biggest thrill away from golf was the birth of his son.
Favorite course is Pebble Beach.
First car was a 1978 Oldsmobile.
Favorite pro team is the Dallas Cowboys and college team is UNLV. Favorite TV shows are "Family Guy" and "Dexter," and "The Shawshank Redemption" is his favorite movie. Favorite entertainer is Dane Cook, and Kobe Bryant is his favorite athlete to watch. Andre Agassi's book Open is his favorite book and his favorite food is Mexican. San Francisco and Newport, RI, are his favorite cities to visit and his favorite vacation spots are San Diego and Duck Creek Village in Utah.
Worked at Pizza Hut for five years before playing on the PGA TOUR.
Puts his father, brother and son in his dream foursome.
Bucket list includes a trip to St. Andrews.