During the course of the 2003 season, SI Golf Plus will periodically check in on first-year PGA Tour pro James McLean.
NICKNAME: Jimmy Mac
WEIGHT: 170 pounds
HOMETOWN: Wahgunyah, Australia
BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND THE U.S.: "Americans don't like Vegemite."
SCOUTING REPORT: Tiger-like length...good ball striker...solid short game...needs to work on mental side
GOLFING HEROES: Fred Couples and Ross Herbert
OTHER INTERESTS: swimming, surfing, tennis and fishing
DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE: European mixed with Aussie surfer look
IN THE BAG: Titleist 975 J.VS driver, Titleist Tour Pro Grind irons, Titleist Vokey Design wedges, Titleist Scotty Cameron putter, Titleist Pro VI prototype ball
2003 GOALS: win a tournament and finish in the top 50 on the money list