Birthdate: February 14, 1944
Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
Age: 63 Ht: 5'9" Wt: 175
Home: Farmington, Utah
Turned Professional: 1966
Joined Champions Tour: 1994
Champions Tour Playoff record: 1-1
Champions Tour Wins: 3 - 1997 Saint Luke's Classic, 1998 State Farm Senior Classic, 2004 Kroger Classic
Other Wins: 1976 Northern California Open, 1966, '91 & '93 Provo Open, 1975 & '77 Northern California Match Play, 1974 & '77 Northern California Medal Play, 1979, '81 & '86 Wasatch Open, 1981 & '82 Rocky Mountain Section Championship, 1991 Utah Section Champion, 1992 Dixie Open & 1992 Wendover Open.
Player Notes: Spent most of his career as a PGA instructor, golf course designer and consultant. Was the golf coach at Stanford University before finishing fourth in the Champions Tour Qualifying School in 1994.
1994 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; money $20,711 (ranked 96th); best finish T-16th, The Transamerica.
1995 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 36; top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average 70.57 (ranked 9th); money $729,021 (ranked 13th); best finish 2nd, The Transamerica, T-2nd Nationwide Championship and Franklin Quest Championship.
1996 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 38; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.76 (ranked 30th); money $449,659 (ranked 29th); best finish 4th, BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland. Was the busiest man on the Senior Tour missing just one official event.
1997 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 35; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 71.18 (ranked 17th); money $776,804 (ranked 14th); winner at Saint Luke's Classic.
1998 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 37; top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average 71.17 (ranked T17th); money $1,098,942 (ranked 8th); Winner at State Farm Senior Classic.
1999 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 36; top-10 finishes - 13; scoring average 70.57 (ranked 14th); money $1,118,377 (ranked 8th); best finish 2nd, Bank One Championship and T2nd Pacific Bell Senior Classic.
2000 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 38; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.67 (ranked 19th); money $914,554 (ranked 19th); best finish 3rd SBC Senior Open.
2001 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.93 (ranked 20th); money $904,617 (ranked 20th); best finish T4th, Kroger Senior Classic and Allianz Championship.
2002 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.78 (ranked 46th); money $530,760 (ranked 37th); best finish, T-3rd The Countrywide Tradition.
2003 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered -28; top 10 finishes -4; stroke average 71.68 (ranked 50th); money $509,194 (ranked 36th); Best finish, 3rd Senior British Open & Turtle Bay Championship.
2004 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 28; top 10 finishes - 4; stroke average 71.62 (ranked 39th); money $677,459 (ranked 28th); Best finish, Won Kroger Classic.
Returned to the top-30 on the money list for the first time since the 2001 season and was one of just two players 60 or older (Graham Marsh, the other) to qualify for the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship...Won for the third time on the Champions Tour at the Kroger Classic near Cincinnati late in the year. Win ended a victory drought of 6 years, 2 months and 7 days (209 starts). At 60 years, 6 months and 28 days old, he became the eighth oldest winner in Champions Tour history (13th player over 60 to win) and the oldest champion since 61-year-old J.C. Snead's triumph at the 2002 Greater Baltimore ClassiC.
2005 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 27; top 10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.50 (ranked 37th); money $419,467 (ranked 39th); Best finish, T-7th Boeing Greater Seattle Classic.
2006 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 26; top 10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.25 (ranked 35th); money $459,267 (ranked 38th); Best finish, T10th 3M Championship & Constellation Energy Classic.