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Gave up golf after his sophomore year in high school after being a top junior player and did not pick it up again until almost 10 years later. Inspired by Payne Stewart's 1999 U.S. Open win in his home state of North Carolina...An outdoor enthusiast. Is a professional kayaker. Also snowboards and rock climbs. Also spent some type heliboarding in Alaska. Lived out of his van in Montana for five years. Earned initial PGA Tour card by finishing T26 at the 2004 Qualifying Tournament, his first trip to finals in three attempts. Named 2004 Player of the Year on the Hooters Tour after finishing third on the money list and winning three times, at the Touchstone Energy Open in Greenville, NC; Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, OK; and Dothan (AL) Classic. Won the 2003 Canon USA Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the Golden Bear Tour and finished ninth on the money list that year. Has also played the Canadian Tour. Is a professional kayaker.
1 - 2006 Reno-Tahoe Open
Able to retain his PGA Tour card for 2006 with a T9th finish at Q-School.
2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 73; in money - 103; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $275,529; (ranked 179th); best finish - T-8th at the Michelin Championship at Las Vegas
scoring average - 71.93 / (175th); driving distance - 300.2 / (20th); driving accuracy - 62.1% / (111th); GIR - 65.4% / (87th); putting - 1.793 / (140th); birdie average - 3.60 per rd / (68th) / total birdies - 263; sand saves - 44.6% / (149th); all-around; rank - 916 / (143rd).
Reno win only Top-10 and one of three Top-25 finishes.
2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 88; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $879,965; (ranked 100th); best finish - Win at The Reno-Tahoe Open
scoring average - 71.33 / (123rd); driving distance - 296.7 / (40th); driving accuracy - 62.9% / (103rd); GIR - 67.9% / (25th); putting - 1.809 / (170th); birdie average - 3.58 per rd / (78th) / total birdies - 315; sand saves - 38.3% / (190th); all-around; rank - 746 / (94th).