- PGA Championship Appearances
- Turned Pro
- Hamilton, New Zealand
- New Zealand education, college, 7th form
- 5 ft 11 in
- 155 lbs
Non-golf related jobs include working as a petroleum engineer and a carpet cleaner.
Biggest thrill in golf has been representing New Zealand as both an amateur and a professional along with winning the 2009 New Zealand PGA Championship in Christchurch. Biggest thrill outside of golf is the birth of his children.
Favorite courses he's played are St. Andrews and Harbour Town GL and would like to play Augusta National one day. Favorite college team is Arizona State and pro team is the Arizona Cardinals. Robin Williams is his favorite entertainer and "Old School" is his favorite movie. Favorite TV show is "Two and a Half Men" and favorite magazine is Men's Journal.
Roger Federer is his favorite athlete to watch.
New Zealand lamb is his favorite food.
New York and Stockholm are favorite cities to visit and Queenstown, New Zealand, is his favorite vacation spot.
Lists John Griffin and Paul Parlane as instructors he's worked with.
Never travels without his ice pack and heat rack.
Superstitions include never using a ball with the No. 5 on it.
Would have Jack Nicklaus, David Feherty and Peter Jacobsen round out his dream foursome.
Was named the High School Sportsman of the Year in 1988 and the New Zealand Golfer of the Year in 1996.
Walk-up song would be "We Will Rock You" by Queen.
Aspirations outside of golf include writing an e-book and starting a golf strategy / short game business.
Met wife by chance in New Zealand through a Callaway Golf representative in 2000.
Tries to avoid using No. 5 golf balls and always uses a New Zealand or U.K. coin to mark his ball.
Growing up, he wanted to play professional soccer.
Alker is a parent board member of a Scottsdale youth theatre that his children perform at.
Bucket list includes visiting Venice and Paris with his wife.
Suffered with reactive arthritis from 1999-2002.
Supports The First Tee programs and breast cancer awareness.
|Off the Tee||-1.280||-1.658||-||-||-|
|Approach the Green||-1.586||0.678||-||-||-|
|Around the Green||-0.801||0.546||-||-||-|
|Tee to Green||-3.667||-0.433||-||-||-|
|Average Driving Distance||303.8||284.8||-||-||-|
|Greens in Regulation||27.78%||55.56%||-||-||-|