Wife, Tami; Kristoffer Douglas (10/13/04), Brady Jaxson (9/26/06)
Jupiter; FL; United States
City Plays From
PGA TOUR: Major Medical (Web.com Tour Category)
Web.com Tour: Exempt - 2014 Tournament Winner
Lists his dad, who gave him his start in golf, as his hero. His wife, Tami, was a golf professional at Sea Pines CC in Hilton Head, S.C., and has beaten him nine times in nine years. She was also the top player on the Ohio State women's golf team from 1990-93 and played in the 1995 U.S. Women's Open
Non-golf-related jobs held include bartending. With a father in the Air Force, he lived in Georgia, Texas, Nebraska, Montana and Virginia. As an adult, he's called Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Georgia and Maryland home. Is named for actor/singer Kris Kristofferson. "My mom thought he was cute, and the movie 'The Rose' was coming out at the time she was pregnant. That's where my name came from."
At the 2012 Honda Classic in his hometown of West Palm Beach, spearheaded a unique fundraiser for Birdies for the Brave, where fellow TOUR players raced remote-control cars paid for and sponsored by on-looking fans at a nearby track. Players who took part in the event included Rickie Fowler, Dicky Pride, Kevin Streelman and Joe Ogilvie. After the event, he said, "Hey, what can I say? I bring my kids here two to three times a week when I'm in town. I know this track better than anybody."
Says his biggest thrill in golf hasn't happened yet. Lists his dad, who gave him his start in golf, as his hero. His wife, Tami, is a golf professional at Sea Pines CC in Hilton Head, S.C., and has beaten him nine times in nine years. She was also the top player on the Ohio State women's golf team from 1990-93 and played in the 1995 U.S. Women's Open. Non-golf related jobs held include bartending. With a father in the Air Force, he lived in Georgia, Texas, Nebraska, Montana and Virginia. As an adult, he's called Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Georgia and Maryland home. Is named for actor/singer Kris Kristofferson. "My mom thought he was cute, and the movie, 'The Rose' was coming out at the time she was pregnant. That's where my name came from."
Cars, video games
Web.com Tour Victories (2)
2008 Bank of America Open
2014 Chitimacha Louisiana Open Presented by NACHER
2015-16: Did not make a start for the second consecutive season while continuing to recover from injury. Will have nine events in the 2016-17 campaign to earn 350 FedExCup points or $578,156 to clear the requirements under his Major Medical Extension. 2014-15: Did not compete on the PGA TOUR due to injury. 2013-14: Made one cut in eight PGA TOUR starts. Won on the Web.com Tour in his first start of the season on that Tour. Made three of seven cuts on the Web.com Tour, finishing No. 33 on the Regular Season money list to just miss automatically qualifying for the PGA TOUR. Made the cut in the first two Web.com Tour Finals' events (T63, T57) and missed it in the last two to miss out qualifying for the PGA TOUR
Earned his second career title in March when he birdied the third playoff hole to defeat Brett Stegmaier and win the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Made a 10-foot birdie putt after Stegmaier's 60-foot birdie attempt missed. Was seven shots off the pace to begin the final round and fired a 9-under 62 to post a 14-under 270 total. He then had to wait more than three hours to see if anyone would match his score or beat it. His 62 was five strokes better than anyone else that day. Stegmaier made the turn at 15-under but bogeyed No. 10 and parred the final eight holes to finish with a 3-under 68. Third-round leader Kyle Reifers was at 14 under after birdies at Nos. 15 and 17 but missed out on the playoff when his tee shot on the final hole went in the water, and he made bogey. In the playoff, both players missed birdie chances on No. 18 the first two times they played it. Victory was worth $99,000 and moved him to No. 6 on the money list after five events. His seven-shot comeback equalled the best come-from-behind of the year (Greg Owen/United Leasing Championship). His 62 was the low-finishing score by a winner. Spent the first part of the week in San Antonio, where he was the second alternate for the PGA TOUR's Valero Texas Open. Drove to Lafayette on Wednesday and did not play a practice round. Also changed putters three times during the week, and the one he used Sunday was the first time he had tried it
Had one other top-25 on the Web.com Tour, a T22 at the Rex Hospital Open in May. 2013: Missed the cut in his only start as he continued to rehab from shoulder surgery.2012: Finished T4 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament to regain his TOUR card for 2013. Was two shots off the winning score
Finished No. 141 on the points list and failed to advance to the FedExCup Playoffs. Had his first PGA TOUR hole-in-one when he made an ace on the 17th hole during the final round of the Transitions Championship
Announced in August that he would miss the rest of the seson with a left-shoulder injury
He made just 11 cuts in 23 starts, with only one top-25 finish. Last played at the John Deere Classic in July, where he missed the cut. It was his third missed cut in his last four starts
.Finished T4 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament to regain his TOUR card for 2013. If he does not earn his medical extension then he will play the rest of the season out of the Qualifying Tournament category. 2011: Season highlighted with career-best numbers in money earned (No. 65), cuts made (17) and top-25 finishes (seven)
Making his 15th start of the season, finished T10 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial for his first top-10 finish since the 2010 Travelers Championship
In July, led after the first-round of the RBC Canadian Open at Shaughnessy G&CC. Lost on Sunday after a one-hole playoff to Sean O'Hair. Led the field in Greens in Regulation for the week, hitting 51 of 72 (70.8 percent). The runner-up finish equaled his previous best career TOUR finish (2010 Puerto Rico Open)
Finished inside the top 11 in all three starts in the Fall Series, finishing T10 at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, T11 at the McGladrey Classic and T11 at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic. 2010: In sophomore season on TOUR, finished No. 71 in the FedExCup standings and tallied three top-10 finishes
Was second at the Puerto Rico Open. Previous-best finish on TOUR came in 2009, his rookie season, when he was T7 at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee
Making his first start at the Verizon Heritage, was one of just five players to post four sub-par rounds at Harbour Town en route to a T5
Posted three consecutive 3-under 67s to finish T9 at the Travelers Championship in June. 2009: Played his rookie season on the PGA TOUR, making the cut in nine of 20 starts. Finished the season ranked No. 170 on the money list, with two top-25 finishes. Only career top-10 was a T7 at the U.S. Bank Championship, aided by a second-round 63. Top-10 came in 13th career TOUR start. Re-gained status for 2010 through the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament. 2008: Earned status on the PGA TOUR after placing 13th on the 2008 Web.com Tour money list, with $280,588. Followed a T16 finish at the Mexico Open with a T5 effort at the rain-shortened HSBC New Zealand PGA Championship, finishing four shots behind winner Darron Stiles. Making the 44th start of his career, posted rounds of 65-70-69-68 to finish 16-under 272 and gain a one-stroke victory over Bob May at the Bank of America Open. Collected $135,000 to move to No. 5 on the official money list with more than $200,000 in season earnings. Injured his back the week after victory and his play suffered until he finished third at the Chattanooga Classic, where he hit 63 of 72 greens in regulation (T5). Closed the year with a T46 at the Web.com Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch, where he wore red pants on the final day to honor the tournament host Salesmanship Club. 2007: Made the cut in nine of 15 starts on the Web.com Tour after starting the season with no status. Ended the season with six top-25 finishes and No. 67 on the money list, with $90,831. Posted a T3 at the LaSalle Bank Open, finishing two strokes behind champion John Riegger. Only other top-10 came at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open (T7). Finished the season No. 2 in Scoring Average (69.79) and Greens in Regulation (74.70). 2005: Made the cut in seven of 17 starts during his rookie season on the Web.com Tour, with his lone top-25 coming at the National Mining Association Pete Dye Classic (T21). 2004: Winner of the First City Classic on the Hooters Tour, where he defeated Josh Broadaway in a playoff. It was one of three career wins on that Tour.