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Worked in the petroleum distributorship business for 20 years and was the former owner of a chain of On The Way convenience stores in the Carolinas after breaking his left arm in a pick-up basketball game. Made decision to leave golf when doctors thought he wouldn't be able to adequately swing a golf club.�.�.�Biggest thrills in golf were playing on the U.S. team in the World Amateur and the Walker Cup.�.�.�Biggest thrill away from golf was watching the birth of his three children.�.�.�Lists his family as his heroes for their support over the years and for their persistence in pursuing their own dreams and goals.�.�.�Favorites include Jimmy Buffett, Larry Bird, "CSI," "Top Gun" and any Patricia Cornwell book.�.�.�Favorite golf course is Seminole GC. One course he'd like to play is St. Andrews.�.�.�An all-district basketball player in high school. Earned fully-exempt status for 2005 by finishing second at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at the King and Bear at World Golf Village in Florida. Completed the six-round event 23-under-par and finished two strokes behind medalist Mark Johnson. Tied the course record in the final round when he fired a 9-under-par 63, his sixth consecutive sub-par round in the event. Made one start during 2004 at the Constellation Energy Classic where he was T12th playing on a sponsor's exemption.
1984 Virginia State Amateur 1985 Virginia Open, Virginia State Amateur. 1989 Virginia State Amateur. 1993 Eastern Amateur. 1995 Eastern Amateur. 1996 Cardinal Amateur. 1997 Eastern Amateur. 2001 Calabash Golf Links [Sunbelt Senior Tour], Terra Cotta Invitational.
2005 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 24; top 10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.30 (ranked 33rd); money - $524,034 (ranked 31st); best finish - T-3rd Ford Senior Players Championship.
2006 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 25; top 10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.91 (ranked 50th); money - $358,686 (ranked 47th); best finish - 5th Regions Charity Classic.