Played the PGA Tour of Australasia during the winter and the Hooters Tour during the summer to support career before concentrating efforts primarily on the Nationwide Tour beginning in 2000...Playing primarily in the United States beginning in 2000, Aussie relocated to Flower Mound, Texas...Wife Angela is a clinical psychologist. "She gets to see everything I do out there. I'm kind of lucky. I have a psychologist out there 24 hours a day. She doesn't lie. I can't kid myself."
Finished second at the New Zealand Open on the Australasian Tour.
First-round leader at the British Open. Shot an even-par 71 Carnoustie, Scotland, then missed the cut after posting a second-round 86. . . Made three of six cuts on PGA Tour. . . Won the 1999 Canon Challenge on the Australasian Tour.
Led the Nationwide Tour in top-10s with nine but did not bring home a win in his second season on that tour. . . Earned $306,573, setting a record for earnings without a victory. . . Also led Nationwide Tour with cumulative 162-under par, two strokes better than Chad Campbell. . . Eight of his top-10s were top-fives, including three runner-up finishes and two thirds. . . Lost playoff to John Rollins at Hershey Open after matching course record with 7-under 64 during final round. . . Came out on short side of three-man playoff with Mark Wurtz and winner D.A. Points at Inland Empire Open. . . Finished in top five in seven of standard statistical categories, including first in All-Around Ranking. . . Continued to support Australasian Tour, playing in seven events with two top 10s. . . Made 46 of 49 cuts between 1996-2001 on Australasian Tour.
2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 29 / Rounds Played: 94 / Cuts made: 19 / Top-10 Finishes: 3 / Best finish: T-4th at the Tampa Bay Classic / Earnings: $776,903 Rank (89th)
Scoring - 70.85 / (59th); Driving Distance - 285.9 / (41st); Driving Accuracy - 66.8% / (120th); GIR - 64.8% / (121st); Putting - 1.744 / (28th); Birdie Average - 4.03 per rd / (11th) / Total Birdies - 379; Sand Saves - 54.6% / (46th); All-Around Rank - 592 / (43rd)
2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; Rounds Played - 83; in money - 16; top -10 Finishes - 5; money $1,064,974 Rank (68th); Best finish: T-3rd at the Reno-Tahoe Open
Scoring - 70.44 / (42nd); Driving Distance - 290.1 / (64th); Driving Accuracy - 67.6% / (78th); GIR - 66.1% / (77th); Putting - 1.742 / (20th); Birdie Average - 3.95 per rd / (23rd) / Total Birdies - 328; Sand Saves - 56.4% / (19th); All-Around Rank - 443 / (18th).
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