David Howell matched his career-low round in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, shooting a 4-under-par 34-34=68 to end the first day in a tie for seventh spot.
David Howell is in place to launch another title bid at the Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club after shooting a bogey-free 6-under-par 33-32=65 in the first round of the Joburg Open.
David Howell already has two top four finishes to his name in China this year and will look for another at this week's BMW Masters in Shanghai.
David Howell is a former winner at Sheshan International Golf Club and will try his luck again in this week's WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
David Howell will play Chris Doak in the last 16 of the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay on Saturday morning.
David Howell turned in a 4-under-par 32-36=68 in today's opening round of The Open Championship, finishing three shot off the clubhouse lead.
Early leader David Howell had to settle for an even-par 32-39=71 in round one of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National.
David Howell has been a regular visitor to Le Golf National and will play in the Alstom Open de France for the 15th time this week.
David Howell has gone from one of the European Tour's hottest players to missing his last two cuts and will look to find his best again at the Nordea Masters.
David Howell authored a 3-under-par 34-35=69 to improve to 4-under 140 at the midpoint of the Open de España.
David Howell lost the China Open in agonizing style after a three-putt bogey from just off the green at the 72nd hole left him at 8-under 280, one behind winner Ashun Wu.
David Howell had to settle for an even-par 35-37=72 in round two of the Volvo China Open and fell back from T1 to T10.
David Howell matched the morning scores of Bradley Dredge and Michael Hendry to share top spot after day one of the Volvo China Open.
David Howell had to settle for 2-under-par 33-37=70 at the Trophee Hassan II on Friday after threatening to take the lead early on.