- Birthplace: Monterey, CA
- Residence: Raleigh, NC
- Age: 52
- Turned Pro: 1980
PGA TOUR Victories
(8): 1978 California Amateur, Western Amateur, World Amateur. 1979 Western Athletic Conference Championship [indiv]. 1980 Western Athletic Conference Championship [indiv], California Amateur, Sunnehana Amateur. 1983 World Mixed Team Championship [with Betsy King].
2012 Champions Tour Money and Position
2012 Champions Tour Best Finishes
Insperity Championship presented by United Healthcare. T5--
Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. T8--
Toshiba Classic, Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf.
Champions Tour Best Round
65 at Round 1, Toshiba Classic.
Champions Tour Highlights
Equaled his top career Champions Tour performance when, as a sponsor exemption, he finished T4 at the Insperity Championship in Houston. Was two strokes out of the lead after 36 holes at The Woodlands CC, but carded 71 Sunday. Performance earned him a spot in The Principal Charity Classic, the Tour's next event...Was on the leaderboard throughout the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic and eventually finished T5 at Fallen Oak, his best effort since a T5 at the 2011 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach...Shared the first-round lead after a 6-under-par 65 at the Toshiba Classic but eventually finished T8 after struggling to a second-round, 3-over 74...Was a late addition to the field at the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf in April when Tom Watson withdrew with an arm injury. Teamed with Andy North to finish eighth in Savannah.
Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes
2011: Played in 17 Champions Tour events and was among the top 25 three times...Turned in a nice performance in July at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach when he finished T5 on the Monterey Peninsula. Playing in front of family and friends just a short distance from where he grew up, he was in contention for most of the final round before his bid for his first win in nearly 30 years was derailed by a pair of double bogeys at Pebble Beach GL...In his next start in early August, he shot three straight sub-70 scores to finish T17 at the 3M Championship...Early in the season, was T23 at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic...Continues to market Impact Zone Golf and near the end of the year, launched Impact Zone Golf Schools concept nationally...Was T6 at the Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament in Scottsdale, AZ, and eventually placed eighth after playoffs. 2010: Made 15 starts after turning 50 in late April...Had his best outing in September near his adopted hometown of Cary, NC. Shot rounds of 68-69 on the weekend to finish T4 at the SAS Championship, his best performance as a Champions Tour rookie...Was the 36-hole leader at the Regions Charity Classic in just his second Champions Tour start. Held a one-stroke advantage following rounds of 65-64 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge near Birmingham before closing with a 1-over-par 73 to eventually finish T5...Returned to his native Monterey Peninsula for the first time as a senior and finished T8 at the Home Care & Hospice First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. Second-round 66 at Del Monte was the low round of the day on that course and he followed it up with a 69 at Pebble Beach on Sunday...Made his Champions Tour debut in early May at the inaugural Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic and was T47 at Fallen Oak.
Joined CBS Sports in 1991 as an on-course reporter for the PGA Championship, and split duties between CBS, TNT and Golf Channel telecasts for several years...One of two former BYU players on the Champions Tour, joining Mike Reid...Launched the business, Impact Zone Golf, after such demand for instruction arose from his book, The Impact Zone, published in 2007...Is also active in golf course design...Has been an active pilot since 1987, having logged more than 4,000 flight hours. Flies a 1986 Piper Malibu...Also active in several charity organization within his community.
PGA TOUR Playoff Record