Carded a pair of 5-under 67s in the Columbus, Ohio, sectional at The Lakes Golf & Country Club and Brookside Golf & Country Club to garner one of the 14 available spots. He will be making his sixth U.S. Open appearance, with his best showing coming four years ago at Merion Golf Club when he fired a final-round 68 to tie for 21st. Three of his five professional wins have come on the PGA Tour, the last coming four years ago in the Valero Texas Open by two strokes over Rory McIlroy. Played his college golf at Colorado State, where he won four events, including the 2002 Mountain West Conference title. Learned to play golf left-handed, but later switched to playing right-handed.
|2013||Merion Golf Club||74-73-76-68--291||+11||T-21|
|2012||The Olympic Club||77-72||+9||MC|
|2011||Congressional Country Club||73-74||+5||MC|
|2009||Bethpage State Park (Black Course)||74-71||+5||MC|
|2007||Oakmont Country Club||76-79||+15||MC|