Fort Worth, Texas
Home Center: AMF Babylon Lanes (West Babylon, NY)
Age 36 - 11/4/1980
Career PBA 300 Games: 21
Personal: Pronounced FAY-ghan…Married to Emily...Formerly from Patchogue, N.Y., now making his home in Berkeley, Calif...Lists his toughest opponent as Chris Barnes...Serves as PBA Player Committee Chairman and is on the USBC Board of Directors.
2015: Started 2015 season with second- place finish in DHC Japan Invitational losing to Chris Barnes 206-196 in title match...Finished sixth in Bahrain International Open.
Career: In 2014 won PBA World Championship for fifth Tour title and second major by defeating Wes Malott 259-212 in championship match...Finished third in Saudi Arabia Kingdom International Open losing to eventual winner Marshall Kent in the semifinal round 243-237...Finished third in Wolf Open losing to eventual winner Sean Rash 241-214 in semifinal match...Won first individual title by capturing the Dick Weber Open in Fountain Valley, Calif. in 2009-10 season…Had two other television appearances that season including second in Shark Championship and third in DyDo Japan Cup…First title was PBA Exempt Doubles Classic in 2007-08 with Danny Wiseman.…Win came in his 108th career event…Finished third in the 63rd U.S. Open in 2006…Had a career-high four 300 games during the 2007-08 season...Staged a 30-pin comeback to win his first career major by winning the 2012 Alka-Seltzer Plus Liquid Gels USBC Masters defeating Chris Barnes 246-213 in championship match. Win was his third PBA Tour title...In 2012 won Brunswick Euro Challenge by defeating Johkinen Joonas of Finland 279-193 in championship match for fourth Tour title. Finished second in 2012 U.S. Open losing to Pete Weber in title match 215-214. Finished fourth in season-ending Tournament of Champions...In 2012-13 finished third in Bayer Advanced Aspirin World Bowling Tour Men's Final, losing to Chris Barnes in semifinal match, 258-244...In 2012-13 finished fourth in WSOB V PBA World Championship by defeating Tom Smallwood in opening match 258-237 then losing to Pete Weber in next match 258-246...Finished fourth in Viper Champion losing to Mika Koivuniemi in opening match, 214-150...Finished fourth in Lucas Oil Milwaukee Open and WBT/PBA Vienna Open...Finished fifth in WBT Thailand event...Owns two PBA regional titles.
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