Qualified for his second U.S. Open after shooting 10-under 134 in the Columbus, Ohio, sectional at The Lakes Golf & Country Club and Brookside Golf & Country Club. Both of his professional wins have come on the Web.com Tour: 2013 Midwest Classic and 2010 Mexico Open Bicentenary. Has lost two PGA Tour events in playoffs, including the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Was a standout at the University of Southern California, winning the 2007 NCAA Championship, the same year he represented the USA in the 2007 Walker Cup Match at Royal Country Down, a side that included future U.S. Open champions Dustin Johnson and Webb Simpson. Also represented the USA in 2008 World Amateur Team Championship. Won the 2005 Western Amateur.