Got his start in golf from his dad at age 3. Biggest thrill in golf is overcoming mental obstacles. Lists Gary Player, Tom Watson, Nick Faldo and his parents as his heroes. Was on the TV show "The Weakest Link" in 2001. Non-golf-related jobs held include knife salesman and membership director at a country club. He and his brother were named after Player and Lee Trevino. His two sons are named after Faldo and Sandy Lyle, whose given first name is Alexander. Never travels without photos of his family.
Favorite college team is the Auburn Tigers. Favorite professional team is Liverpool Football Club of the Premier League. Lucky charm is a five-pence coin to mark his ball. Wears light blue in the final round to match his eyes for photos. Favorite food is fresh, farm-grown fruit. Favorite athlete is Steven Gerrard, and his favorite cities... Read More
Prior to the 2012 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Gary Christian meets with the media to discuss his attitude before play begins at the final PGA TOUR event of 2012.
CROMWELL, Conn. — Kimberly Christian could not help but chuckle earlier this week when she noticed that the PGA Tour Web site had divided the Travelers Championship field by age and listed her husband, Gary, under the category of grizzled veterans.