Began playing with a plastic club at age 4. Cites winning the 2009 NEC Master of Amateurs Championship in Melbourne, Australia, and getting PGA TOUR card at Web.com Tour Championship as his biggest thrills in golf. Favorite golf courses are Secession GC, Southern Hills and Snee Farm.
Never travels without a good book.
Lists his favorite professional teams as the Carolina Panthers and the Baltimore Orioles.
Superstitions include keeping the same nightly routine if he is playing well.