Earned his first U.S. Open start by surviving a 2-for-1 playoff in the Japan sectional qualifier for first-alternate status. Shot 5-under 137 at Japan Memorial Golf Club and then outdueled veteran professional Hideto Tanihara in the playoff. Has three top-10s in eight starts this year on the Japan Golf Tour, including a tie for fifth in the JGT Championship Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills.

U.S. Open Record
YEAR SITE SCORES TO PAR FINISH
2018 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club 79-79 +18 MC

Road To Shinnecock Hills