The Senior Open Championship presented by Aberdeen Asset Mngt.. T8--
FedEx Kinko's Classic.
Earned conditional exemption for 2010 by virtue of an eighth-place finish at the 2009 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament. Made 36 career starts on the Champions Tour prior to 2010 but just two in 2009-at the U.S. Senior Open (T49) and the SAS Championship (T68). Has two top-10 finishes in his Champions Tour career. Was T8 at the FedEx Kinko's Classic in 2008 and was eighth at the 2007 Senior British Open at Muirfield. Played in 48 events on the PGA TOUR from 1989-1993 and made 24 cuts. Fully-exempt in 1992 after placing T13 at the 1991 Q-School, the oldest player to qualify that year. Best showing on the PGA TOUR was a T16 at the 1992 Buick Open in Michigan. Also played in 88 Nationwide Tour events from 1990-98 and made 40 cuts. Finished T2 at the 1991 Hawkeye Open, two strokes back of Olin Browne. Has competed on the Sunbelt Senior Tour in recent years and has won events on that tour and was fourth on the 2009 money list. A two-time winner of the West Virginia Open in 1997 and 1999. Also won several mini-tour events in Florida on the Space Coast Tour and has worked as a club professional in his career.