Get to know Scott Simpson
Spends a great deal of time with family during the season.
Has served 25 years as host of Scott Simpson HBIC Pro-Am in Los Angeles which benefits Help For Brain-Injured Children.
Was unable to play the PGA TOUR in 2000 due to a broken ankle he suffered while skiing during the New Year's holiday. Prognosis was ankle could heal without surgery but did not. Underwent surgery in August 2000, which involved placing seven screws into the ankle.
Lists the late Byron Nelson as his hero.
Got started in golf by his dad, Joe, who was a good amateur player. Father lost to Bo Williams in the final of the 1989 U.S. Senior Amateur at Lochinvar in Houston.
Lists Pebble Beach, Shinnecock Hills, Winged Foot, The Olympic Club, Cypress Point, Pine Valley and Prairie Dunes as some of his favorite golf courses.
Favorite TV show is "House.".
Favorite food is spaghetti.
Favorite entertainer and athlete is Bill Murray.