Tour rookie who almost ended Tiger Woods's streak at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, leading him by seven shots on final nine.
STYLE OF PLAY
Straight off tee. Hits approaches pin high rather than shooting at flag. Has many 20-foot birdie putts and does well when par is a good score.
The putter. "I'm a realistic putter. I don't expect to make every seven-footer."
The power game (119th in driving distance). He struggles with long irons. Doesn't hit many par-5s in two.
Prairie Dunes in Hutchinson, Kans., a three-hour drive from his home in Mission Hills.
A 135-yard nine-iron to two feet on final hole to win 1996 Boise Open, his first Buy.com victory.