Grew up in Southern Illinois, across the Ohio River from fellow Champions Tour player Russ Cochran, who lives in Paducah, Ky
Used five-time U.S.Open 9-ball champion Earl Strickland as his caddie at the 2000 Wichita Open on the Web.com Tour
Enjoys ESPN and "Realtree Outdoors," as well as the NBA and the Los Angeles Lakers
Musical tastes include Luke Bryan and various other country artists
His favorite baseball team as a kid was the St. Louis Cardinals, and his favorite athlete was Lee Trevino
Would love to trade places for a day with Michael Waddell "because I always wanted my own hunting show."
Bookmarks include southernilwhitetails.com and usatoday.com
The first job he ever had was mowing greens at Metropolis CC in Illinois
Favorite meal is a bone-in ribeye, mashed potatoes and cream corn
When on Tour, he enjoys visiting Mexican restaurants as well as eating barbecue, especially at Starnes in Paducah
One talent he'd most love to have would to be able to build things. "I wanted to be an architect," he says
His all-time favorite movies include "Tin Cup," "Follow the Sun" and any action movie
His favorite athlete in another sport is the Lakers' Kobe Bryant
Would love to play Pine Valley GC
His most memorable vacation was going to Cabo San Lucas with his family
Says his most memorable shot was his first tee shot on the PGA TOUR on No. 10 at Cypress Point in 1987
Would love to sit down for a discussion with Phil Jackson and learn how he motivates athletes
Drives a 2011 750 Li BMW and a 2005 Dodge Ram 3500
The first concert he ever attended was AC/DC
When not playing golf, he enjoys bow hunting for deer and elk, as well as spending time with his family
His bucket list includes taking his wife to Europe for a romantic vacation.
Grew up in Southern Illinois, across the Ohio River from PGA TOUR players Russ Cochran and Kenny Perry, who live in Paducah, Ky
Used five-time U.S.Open 9-ball champion Earl Strickland as his caddie at the 2000 Wichita Open.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (1)
2013 Boeing Classic
Web.com Tour Victories (2)
2007 LaSalle Bank Open
2010 The Rex Hospital Open
2004: Played on a Major Medical Extension, with one top-10 in 17 starts, a solo seventh at the Sony Open in Hawaii. Withdrew after the first round of the Cialis Western Open and did not play the rest of the season. 2003: Suffered through season that included a torn rib cage muscle and a shoulder injury. Granted Major Medical Extension for 2004. 2002: Finished 143rd on the 2002 money list with a career-high $390,675 in earnings. Logged his first career top-10 with a T8 at 2002 Honda Classic. Led tournament by two strokes after opening with a 9-under 63. Carried a one-stroke lead into the weekend after a second-round 69. His T8 was worth $101,500, a career payday. 2001: Five top-25s led to 140th position on TOUR money list and partial status for 2002
Best finish was 14th at John Deere Classic. 2000: Eight top-10s on the Nationwide Tour and a 10th-place position on the money list earned PGA TOUR card for 2001. 1999: Full-time on Nationwide Tour with 22 starts, with a runner-up finish at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic. 1994: Best finish in 17 Nationwide Tour starts was T3 Dominion Open. 1992: After earning PGA TOUR card via Q-School, rookie's only top-25 was T21 at GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic. 1991: Played 12 events on the Nationwide Tour with one top-10.