Joined the PGA Tour in 1992 and won the 2001 PGA Championship. He also tied for fourth at the 2000 Open Championship and 2012 U.S. Open.
His first several seasons in the PGA were a struggle; he missed cuts and could not break into the top 10.
He started his own golf-design business, with a commission to design the Carter Plantation in Springfield, Louisiana.
His wife, Sonya Toms, appeared in the 2003 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
He finished second behind Tiger Woods at the 2006 Doral Open championship.