- Birthplace: Bainbridge, MD
- Residence: Westminster, MD
- Birth Date: 07/01/1954
- Age: 55
- Height: 5-11
- Eligibility Code: 1, 8, 10
- Turned Pro: 1976
PGA TOUR Victories
1987,Seiko Tucson Open. 1988,NEC World Series of Golf.
(8): 1975 Western Athletic Conference Championship [indiv]. 1976 Pacific Coast Amateur. 1981 Utah Open. 1983 Shootout at Jeremy Ranch [with Bob Goalby], Utah Open. 1985 Utah Open. 1990 Casio World Open. 2007 Champions Challenge [with Mark O'Meara].
2010 Champions Tour Money and Position
2010 Champions Tour Best Finishes
Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. T5--
Champions Tour Best Round
65 at Round 1, Allianz Championship.
Champions Tour Highlights
Finished T2 at the rain-shortened Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am near Tampa. Along with Mark O'Meara, trailed Bernhard Langer by one stroke after carding a 3-under 68 Saturday at TPC Tampa Bay. However, final round was washed out due to heavy rains in the morning...Held a portion of the lead early in the final round of the Allianz Championship and eventually finished T5 in Boca Raton. For the first time since the 2008 AT&T Championship, put together three consecutive rounds in the 60s in a 54-hole event.
Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes
Seiko Tucson Open, NEC World Series of Golf.
2009: Was among the top 30 on the money list for the first time in four years...Ended a winless drought of more than four years when he claimed the JELD-WEN Tradition in late August with a 12-foot birdie on the first extra hole to defeat John Cook. The win came in his 95th start since his win at the Senior PGA Championship in 2005, which also came in a playoff. The victory was also his first top-10 finish since he was T3 at the 2007 ACE Group Classic. With his win he joined Peter Jacobsen as the only active players whose first two wins both came in major championships. He also earned a check for $392,000, the largest of his professional career...Carded back-to-back 68s on the weekend at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship to finish T9 at Baltimore CC. 2008: Did not record a top-10 finish in 22 starts, but did place in the top 20 seven times...Best showing was a T11 at the Regions Charity Classic in May. 2007: Played well early in the year, with three top-10 finishes in his first five starts, but would fare no better than T18 the remainder of the season...Was two strokes off the pace through 36 holes of The ACE Group Classic and posted a final-round 69 at Quail West to finish T3 in Naples, his best effort on the Champions Tour since T3 in Mexico in 2006. 2006: Slipped to 39th on the money list after finishing 21st the previous year and saw his earnings drop nearly in half from his 2005 total...After failing to finish no higher than T33 in his first five starts of the season, finally worked his way into the top 10 in his sixth outing, earning a T5 at the Toshiba Classic in March...Followed that in his next start when another strong performance resulted with a T3 finish at the Puerto Vallarta Blue Agave Golf Classic in Mexico...Struggled getting off to a quick start. Posted 12 first-rounds over-par in 23 starts. Just two of his opening rounds were in the 60s. Ranked 64th in First-Round Scoring Average for the year. Slipped from 26th to 49th in Putting Average. 2005: Enjoyed immediate success after playing a full-time schedule on the Champions Tour for the first time...Earned a career-best $863,006, over $300,000 more than his best season on the PGA TOUR...Selected as the May Player of the Month after winning his first Champions Tour event in his 17th career start at the Senior PGA Championship. Won in a playoff after being the beneficiary of a three-stroke turnaround at the final hole of regulation. Made an eagle on the par-5 18th at Laurel Valley and then watched Jerry Pate three-putt for a bogey. Two-putted for birdie on the first extra hole (18th again) to defeat Pate and Dana Quigley for his first win on TOUR since 1988 (16 years, 9 months, 2 days). Was the only player in the Senior PGA field to break par all four days. His four consecutive rounds of 70 marked the first time since Miller Barber at the 1982 Suntree Classic (66-66-66-66) that a Champions Tour player shot the same score each day over four rounds to win...Came close to a second straight title the following week at the Allianz Championship. Was the 36-hole leader but eventually missed on a playoff berth with Tom Jenkins and D.A. Weibring after posting an even-par 71 on Sunday...Contended for the first time at The ACE Group Classic when he made a pair of eagles in the final round and eventually finished T4...Made the first hole-in-one in his Champions Tour career when he aced hole No. 7 with a 4-wood from 228 yards in the final round at the JELD-WEN Tradition. It was his first since the 1985 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic. 2004: Made his debut at the Senior British Open, where he was T57...Registered his best performance at the Kroger Classic near Cincinnati. Closed with a 5-under 67 to finish T5 along with Des Smyth, three strokes back of fellow Utah resident Bruce Summerhays.
Earned the nickname "Radar" for his accuracy off the tee...Has done some consulting work on a few golf course projects...Biggest thrill in golf was capturing the 1988 World Series of Golf...Got his start in the game as a five-year-old when his father introduced he and his two brothers to the game...Heroes are his father, Charles Lindbergh and Rudyard Kipling...Biggest thrill away from golf was his marriage and the birth of his six children...Favorite golf course is Cypress Point, enjoys the music of Vince Gill and likes all Italian food...Two of his all-time favorite movies are "Casablanca" and "It's a Wonderful Life"...Wife teaches piano...Brother, Bill, was the general manager of the TPC Sawgrass at one time...Underwent LASIK surgery in 2004.
PGA TOUR Playoff Record