Coached by Pete Cowen, Paul Hurrion and Dave Alred.
Completed accountancy exams before turning professional.
Second cousin of former NFL quarterback Joey Harrington.
Distant cousin of poker player Dan Harrington.
Received an honorary degree from the University of St. Andrews just prior to the 2010 Open Championship. Other honorary degrees have come from Maynooth University of Ireland, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons and John Morris University (Liverpool).