2016: Completed the strong finish to his season with an eighth-place position on the final Order of Merit. Enjoyed five top-10s including three in a row to complete his first PGA TOUR China season...Garnered fully exempt status for the season with a T4 at the Second Global Qualifying Tournament in Kunming in mid-January. Opened 71-70, which was enough to tie him with Mark Baldwin, Do Eun An and Geon Ha Kim...Enjoyed a top-10 outing in June at the Cadillac Championship in Chengdu. Recorded four under-par rounds (70-67-65-68) to finish at 18-under, good for a T6 with Daniel Pearce and Yanwei Liu...Finished T9 at the Chongqing Jiangnan NewTown KingRun Open, a third-round 65—matching his career-low round (Cadillac Championship third round). Tied with Sejun Yoon and David Lutterus...Added a T8 at the Putian Open in mid-November for his third top-10 of the campaign. His closing 69 at Putian Mazu GC and Resort was one of only seven sub-70 rounds during the week...Had a breakthrough week in mid-November in Zhuhai, shooting a final-round, even-par 71 on the difficult Orient G&CC to finish second, four shots behind winner Charlie Saxon. The win was worth ￥129,600, a career-best, and moved him to No. 11 on the Order of Merit with one tournament to play...Came back strong the following week with another runner-up showing, this time at the Buick Open in Guangzhou. Shot back-to-back, 2-under 71s on the weekend at the season-ending event to climb into a T2 with Mark Baldwin, Shotaro Wada and Rak Cho, a stroke behind Huilin Zhang’s winning score. Closing three top-10s earned him membership should he choose in 2017 on PGA TOUR China, the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR Latinoamerica.
2015: Made two starts on the Europro Golf Tour, missing the cut in both tournaments.
Amateur: Attended college at Radford University in Virginia. Was the Radford team captain during his junior and senior years…Best finishes during his college years came at the Bash at the Beach (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) and the Golf Galaxy Virginia Commonwealth Shootout (Richmond, Va.—both third-place efforts…Was an All-Big South Academic selection from 2011 to 2014...Won two County Championship Strokeplay titles in his native England and also added a County Matchplay victory...Also was T2 at the English Amateur.
Personal: He played collegiate golf at Radford University in Virginia, where he had a pair of top-10s in tournaments during both his junior and senior years. Tarren spent last year on the PGA Europro Tour.