"What I told Nicki was if I could just make enough money to pay our yearly expenses as a family, I'm fine with that," Stricker said at Kapalua. "If we don't have to touch anything I've put away, I don't need to do what I'm doing just to make money. I'd rather be staying home, doing things at home.

"I wanted to not have it be about me anymore."

That's what he's doing, and he's making it work beyond his own expectations. He is playing good golf. He has plenty of time for his family.

And he even has time for Woods.