Got his start in golf as a caddie at age 11. Learned to swing with a tree branch and earned money by selling golf balls he retreived from ponds.
Lists Tiger Woods as his hero.
Cites winning a playoff in his first professional tournament as his biggest thrill in golf.
Called on his girlfriend as his caddie that week because money wasn't available to pay for another. Received his first set of clubs at age 13.
Is the fifth of eight children.