Had his first golf lesson from Arnold Palmer when he was age 2.
His uncle is Lanny Wadkins.
If he weren't a golfer, he would be in a band.
Never travels without his iPhone, iPad and a book.
Twitter account is @RWhittaker71.
Not many people know he loves watching Food Network.
His wife owns a store called Mrs. Polka Dot.
enjoys cooking, reading and yard work.
Always carries quarters from the 1960s in his pocket.
Lists "Gladiator" as his favorite movie and the New York Yankees as his favorite professional team.
Would love to trade places for a day with a Top Gun fighter pilot.
Dream foursome would include Elvis Presley, Ben Hogan, Holly Sonders.
Favorite quote "Winners never quit" from Vince Lombardi.