Web.com Tour: Fully Exempt: # Nearest 50 - 1st Web.com Tour qualifier at 2012 PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament
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2011 Czech Open [Eur].
Web.com Tour (1)
2011 Czech Open [Eur].
Made a run at his second European Tour title and first since 2011 when he forced overtime at the Africa Open. Finished regulation tied with Thomas Aiken but could only par the first sudden-death hole to Aiken's birdie. The second-place finish was worth €115,000.
2013: Made a pair of top-15s on the European Tour. First came at the Trophy Hassan II, a T15
Picked up a T11 at the KLM Open in mid-September following a 67-65 start that left him a stroke out of the Miguel Angel Jimenez-Pablo Larrazabal lead through 36 holes
Was also T12 at the Hong Kong Open on the Asian Tour. 2012: Had five top-25s on the European Tour, his best finish coming in his first start, at the Volvo Golf Champions, a T12
Added a T19 at the Omega European Masters
Two weeks later, was T15 at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
A week later, was T16 at the BMW Masters.2011: Had not finished better than 35th in any tournament on the European Tour when he traveled to the Czech Open. After opening with a 71, shot rounds of 67-68 to move into a tie for the lead through 54 holes, with Steven O'Hara. Fired a final-round 69 to win by two strokes over Mikael Lundburg to claim his first Tour title
Previous-best finish this season was a T35 at the Nordea Masters. 2010: Had five straight top-10s in five starts in early spring. Opened with an eighth-place showing at the Avantha Masters on the European Tour
Took a six-week break and then made his next start on the European Challenge Tour, at the Kenya Open, where he finished third
Two weeks later, back on the Eurpean Tour, at the Madeira Islands Open, shot back-to-back 65s on the weekend at Porto Santo Golfe at the Madeira Islands Open but still fell one stroke shy of winner James Morrison
The following week, was seventh at the Volvo China Open
Finished his top-10 stretch with a T4 at the Ballantine's Open. 2009: Did not record a European Tour top 10. Best showing was a T12 at the Portugal Masters. Was tied for ninth going into the final round, six strokes behind Retief Goosen. Shot a final-round 70. 2008: Came close to winning his first European Tour title, at the Open de Andalucia. Shot a pair of 67s on the weekend at Aloha GC and moved to the 72nd hole with a one-shot lead over Thomas Levet. An errant tee shot led to a bogey that forced a playoff with Levet that the Frenchman ultimately won
Had three other top-10s—a T9 at the Michael Hill New Zealand Open, a T8 at the SAS Championship and a T7 at the French Open.