Lifelong exposure to the game and business of golf. Enjoy competition, teaching, and the business side of the game. In 1991 he graduated from Mount Si High School, and received a golf scholarship as well as a Presidential Academic Scholarship to attend Dominican College. Graduated in the top 5% of his class from Western Washington University in 1996 with a degree in Biology and a minor in Sports Psychology. Became a Class A PGA member in 2004 after winning the scholarship from Titleist for being one of the top 4 graduates in the Pacific Northwest section.