Did not start playing golf until high school. Attended Burleson (Texas) High School
Non-golf related jobs held include bartender and lawn-maintenance worker. Biggest thrill in golf was shooting a 29 on the front nine at the 2003 EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Has 16 holes-in-one. Lists Oak Hill CC in Rochester, N.Y., as his favorite course to play. Never travels without his pillow. Favorite college team is the Florida Gators. Other favorites include the Dallas Cowboys, the New England Patriots, "Seinfeld," "Pulp Fiction" and Mexican food. Favorite athlete to watch is Michael Jordan
Favorite vacation spot is Hawaii
Puts Tiger Woods, Jordan and Joe Montana in his dream foursome
Lists collecting watches as a hobby. Good friend Jerod Turner caddied for him at the 2009 PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament.