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Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 7
  • Birthplace: Aurora, Ill.
  • Residence: Savoy, Ill.
  • Birthdate: March 4, 1966
  • Age: 39
  • Turned Pro: 1990
  • College: Illinois
Player Notes

Since 2000, has served as head men's golf coach at the University of Illinois in Champaign. . .Winner of the 2005 PGA Club Professional Championship in just his second appearance. . .Finished runner-up to PGA Cup teammate Bob Sowards by one stroke in the 2004 CPC. . . Heads the 2005 PGA Cup Team that faces Great Britain & Ireland, Sept. 23-25, at The K Club in Ireland. Winner, 2001, '03, '04 Illinois PGA Championship, 2003 Illinois Open. . .Finished tied for 27th in the 2004 Cialis Western Open and tied for 50th in 2005. . .Tied for fourth in the 2003 Northern PGA Club Professional Championship, tied for seventh in 2004 and finished second in 2001 . . . Is the first member of the Illinois PGA Section to win the PGA Club Professional Championship. . .Competed in 134 events from 1990 to 2000 on the Nationwide and PGA Tours. . . .Winner of two event on the former Nike Tour, the 1997 Nike Monterey Open and Nike Cleveland Open, earning $195,612 in 95 events from 1996 through 1999. . .Competed in 39 PGA Tour events, earned $144,641, and with best performance a tie for ninth in the 1998 Bell Canadian Open.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 1997 Monterey Open, Cleveland Open

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