McCullough High School c/o 1982
PGA Tour Player
Biography2003: Finished among the top 100 for the 13th consecutive season on TOUR...Solo third-round leader at Masters after a 66. Final-round 75 resulted in a career-best fifth-place finish and included a triple bogey on the par-4 third hole when his second shot out of a fairway bunker caromed into his body and an 8 on the par-3 12th when he hit the ball in Rae's Creek twice...Thanks to a tournament-tying course record 64 on Sunday he moved into a T6 at the Shell Houston Open to post back-to-back top-10s for the first time since the 2000 season. 2002: Broke the $10-million barrier in career earnings, and entered 2003 season 28th all-time with $10,006,019...First top-10 of season at Phoenix Open. T8 finish earned $100,000 paycheck... Second-round hole-in-one on the 180-yard 17th hole with an 8-iron at the Compaq Classic of New Orleans...Earned sixth top-10 in his last nine U.S. Open appearances. Two-over-par total of 282 was good for solo third, five strokes behind champion Tiger Woods. Solo third finish matched previous best finish in a major at the 1997 PGA Championship. Earned season-best paycheck of $362,356. 2001: Dropped to 72nd in earnings with four top-10s, the fewest since 1992...Season-best finish was T4 at the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic...Made double eagle on the par-5 sixth hole in the first round of the British Open to become first player with an albatross in the British Open and the Masters. Made double eagle on No. 13 at Augusta National in fourth round in 1994. 2000: Earned second-best season total of 10-year career with $1,138,749. That total was good for 39th on money list and marked ninth consecutive year in which he has placed among the top-40. Had six top-10s, including T2 at Buick Challenge. 1999: Notched second career win on the way to earning career-best $2,016,469. Became just the 10th player at that time to record $2 million in single-season earnings. As the 24th seed, won five matches on his way to the title in the inaugural WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship...Participated in his third Ryder Cup and had a record of 2-2-0 at Brookline. 1997: A sterling final round at PGA Championship, where he closed with 65 to finish third, brought a position on that year's Ryder Cup team. 1996: For the second time recorded nine top-10s, including three second-place finishes. 1995: Posted a 2-2 record in the Ryder Cup. 1994: Compiled a 2-2 record at Presidents Cup. 1994: Teamed with Jim McGovern to win PGA TOUR division of Diners Club Matches. 1993: Earned first PGA TOUR victory at Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic by three strokes over Greg Kraft. Victory came under floodlights at the end of a day in which he played 36 holes due to weather delays earlier in the week. 1991: Second only to John Daly in rookie earnings with $240,940. 1990: Nationwide Tour Player of the Year with earnings of $108,644 and victories in Knoxville and Buffalo...Was Vines Classic (Australian Tour) champion. 1989: Won Malaysian Open. Amateur: All-American at Texas A&M in 1986.