PGA Assistant Professional at Del Monte Golf Course, Monterey, Calif. … Tied for fourth in 2009 PGA Professional National Championship thanks to third-round 65. . .Earned berth on 2009 U.S. PGA Cup Team. . .Qualified for the 2001 AT&T National Pro-Am …Winner, 2008 Section Professional Cup … Winner, 1998 Western Regionals . .Credits his improved play to working with 2003 PGA Teacher of the Year Laird Small of Pebble Beach, Calif. . Special interests outside of golf revolve around his cooking, eating and talking barbeque.