Gary Woodland Personal Notes
Cites winning the 2011 Transitions Championship and the 2011 World Cup as his biggest thrills in golf. Cites playing basketball for Washburn University and playing against Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse as his biggest thrill outside golf.
Named all-state in basketball in high school, where his school won two state titles. Lists Michael Jordan as his hero. Never travels without his iPad. Favorite golf course played is Spyglass Hill. Favorite college team is the Kansas Jayhawks. Favorite professional team is the Indianapolis Colts.
Marks his ball with a 1984 half dollar. Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men." Favorite movie is "Gladiator." Favorite food is steak. Favorite athlete is Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Would round out his dream foursome with his dad, Jordan and Kansas basketball coach Bill Self. Most people don't know he doesn't eat any food that comes from the water. Bucket list includes buying an airplane. Charities include Folds of Honor, which gives scholarships to families of fallen or wounded soldiers.