Became a first time winner on the US PGA Tour in April, 2001 when he beat Billy Mayfair at the fifth hole of a play-off to win the Worldcom Classic at Hilton Head and followed that with a second US PGA Tour victory, winning the National Car Rental Classic. One of 11 children and an ex-caddie, who taught himself the game. Took control of the family's finances after his father was killed in a motor accident. Used to sleep five or six to a bed in family's two bedroom home. Four of his brothers are also professionals. Took up game when one brother cut branches off a tree and fashioned a golf club. Started playing by hitting rocks. Won $50,000 for a hole in one at the 1992 Dubai Desert Classic - and went on to win the tournament at Dubai Creek eight years later in March 2000.