Popularity in native Colombia caused Colombian TV to pick up 30 PGA TOUR golf broadcasts beginning in 2006.
Featured in the July 2006 issue of GQ. Says the article in GQ, “He's got a closet full of tight trousers, a set of boxer's biceps and more screaming female fans than Justin Timberlake.”.
Was selected as one of People Magazine's “Hottest Bachelors” in 2006. Was the only professional athlete chosen for People's feature.
In 2005, started using a low-to-the-ground crouching method to better read putts.
His brother Manny previously was a member of the University of Florida golf team.
Among his charitable efforts was taking part in "Caddy for a Cure" at the 2009 Deutsche Bank Championship and the 2010 Verizon Heritage.