This week: Nationwide Tour’s Cox Classic, Thursday through Sunday, Champions Run, Omaha, Neb.
World ranking: 534th.
2008 earnings: $89,841 (46th on the Nationwide Tour).
Last tournament: Five consecutive cuts made,
including a season-best tied-for-sixth finish at last week’s Children’s
Hospital Invitational, has the Tacoma product surging at the right
time. He is fourth on the tour in total birdies (222), but is only 30th
in scoring average (71.14).
Tee time Thursday: 6:05 a.m. PDT off the first tee with Gary Christian and Todd Fischer.