Became eligible for open-qualifying in 2010 by finishing T20 at the 2009 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament. A veteran of both the PGA TOUR and Nationwide Tours, with in excess of 300 combined career starts on both Tours. Played seven full-time seasons on the PGA TOUR and seven more on the Nationwide Tour. Best year on the PGA TOUR came in 2001 when he earned $219,386 in 28 appearances. Best career finish on the PGA TOUR was a T4 at the 1988 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic. He and John Elliott were the other members of the threesome for the first two rounds when Tiger Woods made his pro debut at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open. Finished 15th on the 2000 Nationwide Tour money list, with $178,489, helped by a win at the Steamtown Classic and a T3 at the Dakota Dunes Classic. Was 18th on the money list in 1992, thanks to a trio of third-place finishes. Attended the PGA TOUR National Q-School a total of 16 times and earned his card six times. A college standout at the University of Southern California where he was a two-time All-American for the Trojans.