Born, raised and has lived his entire life in Austin, Texas
Attended the University of Texas
Turned professional in 1987 and worked as a club professional in the Austin area before becoming a touring pro in 1997
Started out on mini-tours and eventually qualified for the Web.com Tour for the 1998 season.
Lists Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson as his heroes
Cites his father as giving him his start in golf.
PGA TOUR Victories (1)
2005 Michelin Championship at Las Vegas
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (1)
2014 Quebec Championship
2013: Made five of 15 PGA TOUR cuts and did not clear his Major Medical Extension. Finished No. 217 in the FedExCup standings. 2012: Did not play on TOUR for the third consecutive year. Will have 12 events to earn $743,061 and continue to play under the Major Medical Extension category for the remainder of the 2013 season (combined with 2007 earnings of $42,119 to equal 2007's No. 125 earnings of $785,180).2011: Did not play on TOUR. 2010: Due to a lingering back injury, did not make a start on the PGA TOUR. 2009: Playing on a Major Medical Extension, made three PGA TOUR starts, missing the cut in his first two events. Withdrew from the Buick Invitational in February which ended his season, as he continued to suffer from a back injury. 2008: Did not make a PGA TOUR start as he continued to recover from a back injury. 2007: Former TOUR winner limited to 12 starts, suffering a back injury in the second round of the EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Diagnosed as a sprain but unable to play the rest of the season. Granted Major Medical Extension
Best finish was a T44 at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. 2006: Totaled three top-25s in 33 starts
Started the year with a T11 in his first trip to the Mercedes Championship at Kapalua, his best effort of the season
In defense of his title at the Frys.com Open in Las Vegas, finished T79. 2005: Second season on TOUR highlighted by first career victory at the Michelin Championship at Las Vegas. Came into season on Major Medical Extension with 17 events to make enough money to keep his card for the remainder of the season. Did not make it to the weekend in eight of his first 11 events
Win came in his 14th start after posting four rounds in the 60s (67-67-66-67—267) and outlasting Jim Furyk with a tap-in par on the second playoff hole. Began the week as an alternate and got in the tournament on Tuesday when Arron Oberholser withdrew. Became first alternate to win since Gene Sauers at the 2002 Air Canada Championship. At age 41 years, 10 months and 12 days, became just the fifth first-time winner over age 40 since 1995. Paycheck of $720,000 pushed season earnings to $1,005,702. 2004: Rookie season on TOUR was limited to 12 events due to back injury. Best finish was T24 at the Buick Open. Received a Major Medical Extension for 2005
Finished T7 at PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament to earn rookie TOUR card. 2003: Member of the Web.com Tour in 1998 and 2002-03. Made the cut in 17 of 28 events on the 2003 Web.com Tour, with seven top-10s. Wrapped up the season No. 30 on the money list, with $146,997
Best finish was a runner-up at The Reese's Cup Classic. 2002: Finished No. 65 on the Web.com Tour money list. Two top-10s, including a T4 at the Louisiana Open.