Earned his first spot in the U.S. Open since 2012 by way of being ranked No. 56 in the Official World Golf Ranking on May 21. A two-time PGA Tour winner, Howell has earned at least one million dollars on the PGA Tour for 18 consecutive years. His best finish in a major championship is tied for 10th in the 2003 PGA Championship.

U.S. Open Record
Year Site Scores To Par Finish
2018 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 71-72-77-72--292 +12 T-25
2001 Southern Hills Country Club 75-74 +9 MC
2002 Bethpage Black 71-74-70-75--290 +10 T-18
2003 Olympia Fields Country Club 79-73-74-71--297 +8 T-53
2004 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 75-70-68-83--296 +16 T-36
2005 Pinehurst No. 2 77-68-73-81--299 +19 T-75
2006 Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) 77-71-73-74--295 +15 T-37
2007 Oakmont Country Club 76-73-77-75--301 +21 T-51
2008 Torrey Pines Golf Club (South Course) 75-78 +11 MC
2012 The Olympic Club (Lake Course) 72-77 +9 MC

Road To Shinnecock Hills