Ended more than seven years without a PGA Tour victory by beating Joaquin Niemann in a Sentry Tournament of Champions play-off in Hawaii at the start of 2021.
With it English entered the game’s top 20 for the first time, his ranking having tumbled from 36th in 2014 to 373rd five years later, and by adding the Travelers Championship in late June after a marathon eight-hole play-off against Kramer Hickock he reached a career-high 12th.
That came a week after he added a third place finish in the U.S Open to his fourth spot a year earlier – his best two major performances. Was then named as one of Steve Stricker’s six wild card selections for the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.
His two previous Tour wins both came in 2013 and also that season he tied for 15th at Muirfield.
As an amateur won on the Nationwide Tour in 2011, the year he played in the Walker Cup at Royal Aberdeen alongside Jordan Spieth and Patrick Cantlay. America lost 14-12, but he won his two singles.
At 18 was the third youngest winner of the Georgia State Amateur behind the great Bobby Jones and Charlie Yates.