Wife, JaNette; Katherine Elizabeth (6/4/09), Dylan James (10/25/11)
Mississippi State University (1998, Banking and Finance)
Austin, Texas; United States
City Plays From
Spanish Oaks (Austin, Texas)
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Lists Pebble Beach GL and the Dunes as his favorite golf courses. Would most like to play Pine Valley GC, Augusta National and St. Andrews
First car was a 1968 Ford Mustang
Would round out his dream foursome with his dad, uncle and brother
Wife, JaNette, swam competitively for the University of Texas
Favorite college teams are Mississippi State and the U. of Texas
Favorite pro team is the Texas Rangers
Favorite athlete is Peyton Manning
Favorite books are "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand and anything by Vince Flynn
Favorite city is Chicago
Would like to trade places with the Director of the CIA for a day "to learn what is really going on"
Bucket list includes the Kentucky Derby, traveling overseas and to finish going to all 50 states
Favorite quote is "They don't put a picture on the scorecard."
Charities he supports are M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the American Heart Association.
2010: Entered the season having not played on the PGA TOUR or Nationwide Tour since 2006
Making his 29th career start on the PGA TOUR, posted his first top-10 finish with a T6 at The Honda Classic. Shared the first-round lead with Nathan Green after a 5-under 65, with former Mississippi State teammate Alex Rocha just one stroke back
After posting three top-15 finishes in four Fall Series starts, finished T7 at the season-ending Children's Miracle Network Classic to jump from No. 129 to No. 115 on the final money list. Posted rounds of 67-67 on the weekend en route to securing TOUR card for 2011 campaign. 2009: Earned status for 2010 after finishing T19 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament. 2006: In rookie season, recorded one top-25 finish (T17 at the John Deere Classic) among four made cuts in 22 starts. Prior to that, had made the cut in one of three previous TOUR events, a T76 at the 2002 Verizon Byron Nelson Classic. 2005: Earned rookie card on PGA TOUR for 2006 after finishing T26 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament. Made it to the finals for the first time since he began trying to qualify in 1998
Made five of 13 cuts in Nationwide Tour events from 1999-2006, with one top-25 finish (T16 at the 2006 LaSalle Bank Open)
Played on Hooters and Tight Lies Tours and was named Hooters Tour Player of the Year in 2002. Two-time winner that season and edged out current PGA TOUR player Zach Johnson by less than $2,200 for the money title. Amateur: Two-time All-American at Mississippi State, where he graduated with a degree in Banking and Finance. Won seven collegiate tournaments and was named the 1997 SEC Player of the Year.