Rookie season on the TOUR was cut short in July because of an injury to his left shoulder, which required surgery. Coupled with the $121,031 earned in 2009, had eight events in 2010 to equal that of No. 125 on the 2009 money list ($662,683) and gain a Major Medical Extension for the remainder of the year. Made eight cuts in 18 starts on TOUR in 2009, with a best finish of T28 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Finished fifth in Driving Distance (307.3-yard average) in 2009.
Dell Technologies Championship: Entered the final round of the Dell Technologies Championship one shot back. Posted four bogeys to make the turn at 1-over before a back-nine 31 to finish runner-up and move to No. 3 in the FedExCup standings. The second-place finish was his ninth top-10 of the season, marking the first time he recorded more than eight top-10s in a season.