Was as a pro golfer from 1976 to '97, winning 10 tournaments worldwide before joining CBS Sports as an on-course commentator and analyst.
Recorded top-10 finishes in three majors, including a sixth place (1989) and fourth place (1994) in the British Open Championship and a seventh place in the 1991 PGA Championship (won by John Daly). Tied for 52nd in his only Masters (1992).
Played for Europe in the 1991 Ryder Cup in South Carolina, recording a win, loss and tie in three matches.
Authored several books including David Feherty's Totally Subjective History of the Ryder Cup and A Nasty Bit of Rough.
Has spoken openly about his battles with substance abuse and depression.
Took up bicycling as a therapeutic aid to maintaining his sobriety, only to be struck by vehicles twice in 2008, sustaining rib, shoulder and elbow injuries and a punctured lung.
Joined the Golf Channel in 2011.
Dedicates time to several U.S. military causes, including multiple trips to Iraq, which inspired him to gain U.S. citizenship.