Coming through under pressure and hitting quality shots is his biggest thrill in golf. Non-golf related jobs held include bartending.
Got his start in golf from his mother at of 10. Suffered a serious brain injury in 2004, resulting in a three-day coma. The injury occurred due to a golf-cart accident after competing in a tournament in South Carolina in 2004.
Spent time as a farmer when not playing golf early in his career.
Biggest thrill in golf came when he was leading his first golf tournament with his father caddying for him.
Favorite course he's played is Kauri Cliffs in New Zealand and looks forward to playing Pebble Beach GL.
Never travels without his iPod. Favorite professional team is the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team.
Favorite movie is "The Green Mile" and favorite food is fast food.
Enjoys visiting New York, Las Vegas and Welling, New Zealand..Favorite vacation spot is "anywhere with snow." Dream foursome includes Ben Hogan, Muhammad Ali and "myself in 24 years." Says he talks in his sleep every night. Bucket list includes winning a major championship and traveling to Africa to help with UNICEF, an organization he is involved with.