PGA assistant professional at Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, Calif. . . .Competed in the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Park in Farmingdale, N.Y. . . Made birdie on the first playoff hole to earn a spot at the Somis, Calif.… Played in the 2009 PGA Bob Hope Classic… In 2008, won the Southern California PGA Metro Section Match Play Championship and the Southern California PGA Section Championship… Was a PGA Tour member in 1986 and 1989… Played in the 1987 U.S. Open but missed the cut… Works at the same golf club where fellow 2009 U.S. Open participants John Mallinger, John Merrick and Peter Tomasulo are members… A quarterfinalist at the 1981 U.S. Amateur Public Links.