Got into the field as the first alternate from the Columbus, Ohio, sectional when exempt player Ryan Moore withdrew. Was the odd man out of a 4-for-3 playoff for the final spots after shooting 8-under 136 at The Lakes Golf & Country Club and Brookside Golf & Country Club. All three of his professional victories have been on the Web.com Tour, the last coming in the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Championship. His younger brother, Andrew, also competes with him on the PGA Tour. Graduated from Pepperdine University in 2005, the same year he competed on the victorious USA Walker Cup Team at Chicago Golf Club and the victorious U.S. Palmer Cup Team. Won the 2004 Pacific Coast Amateur. This will be his fifth U.S. Open start.
|2011||Congressional Country Club||74-71-73-71--289||+5||T-45|
|2007||Oakmont Country Club||73-74-72-83--302||+22||T-55|
|2005||Pinehurst Resort & C.C. (Course No. 2)||76-79||+15||MC|