Did not turn professional until 2004, working 25 years selling corporate insurance. Starred as a collegian at Ohio State University, where he was a teammate of John Cook and Joey Sindelar.
Biggest thrill away from golf was becoming a grandfather.
Heroes are Arnold Palmer and Bobby Orr.
One of his superstitions is marking his ball on the putting green with a Canadian dime.
Dream foursome would include his dad and his two sons.
Favorite golf courses are Little Turtle GC, Sahalee CC and Scioto GC.
One of the things he carries in his golf bag is one of his dad's yellow golf balls.
Favorite athlete in another sport is Rick Nash of the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets.
Favorite TV shows include "CSI: Miami," "The Mentalist" and "Blue Bloods," while his favorite all-time movies include "Top Gun," "The Rookie" and "The Untouchables.".
His first job was putting bumper stickers on cars at Marineland in Niagara Falls.
Says he'd love to trade places for a day with James Bond.
His favorite team as a kid was the Boston Bruins and favorite player was Orr.
One course he'd love to play is St. Andrews.
His most memorable shot was his par putt to win the AT&T Championship.
Supports the Special Olympics in Columbus, Ohio.
His bucket list includes buying a house on the beach.