Goes by the nickname "Two Gloves" for wearing two golf gloves when he plays.
Developed that habit after playing baseball as a kid.
Attended Central Carolina Technical College after high school.
Worked as an assembly line worker in rural South Carolina before deciding to give professional golf a shot.
Lists his brother Allen as his only instructor.
Was a participant on Golf Channel's "Big Break V" and later won "Big Break VII." Lists his heroes as Fred Couples and rock band Hootie and the Blowfish.