Worked as a computer programmer and database administrator for 10 years following college. His father introduced him to the game.
Never travels without his laptop.
Favorite Web sites are espn.com, facebook.com and youtube.com.
Favorite pro teams are the Atlanta Braves and Detroit Red Wings.
Top movies are "Braveheart," "Gladiator" and "The Shawshank Redemption.".
Enjoys listening to Fleetwood Mac and Elton John. Favorite book is Golf is Not a Game of Perfect. Enjoys visiting Atlanta and vacationing in Hilton Head Island. Twitter account is @parelgolf.
Carries cheese crackers in his golf bag for a snack.
Is superstitions about carrying his Bull Dawg headcovers. Bucket list includes taking his wife to Ireland. Supports Catholic charities.