Both of his parents are accomplished amateur players, evidenced by both winning Ohio State Amateurs (the same tournament their son won in 2004). His father, Randy, played golf at DePauw University, is a member of the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame and made the cut in the 2006 U.S. Senior Open, with a T47 finish. Randy played on the same college golf team as former Vice President Dan Quayle and TV golf analyst Mark Rolfing.
Attended Watterson High School in Columbus, Ohio.
Never travels without his briefcase.
First car was a Jeep Cherokee. He now drives a Cadillac Escalade.
Favorite college team is Wake Forest University. Favorite food is pizza and favorite athlete to watch was Michael Jordan.
Enjoys visiting San Diego and lists Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods as the players in his dream foursome.
Has received instruction from Jerry Haas and Billy Harmon.