Earned his second U.S. Open start by shooting 11-under 133 in the Surrey, England, sectional at Walton Heath Golf Club. The England native missed the cut in 2013 at Merion Golf Club. Pepperell's lone professional win came in the 2012 Allianz Open Cotes d' Armor Bretagne on the European Challenge Tour. His amateur career highlight was finishing runner-up in the 2009 Boys Amateur Championship conducted by The R&A. He turned professional in 2011. He has had several close calls on the European Tour, including a playoff loss in the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. This will be his fourth start in a major championship.