Graduated from the Challenge Tour in 2015 and fulfilled his early promise when he made his European Tour breakthrough early in 2016, winning the BMW SA Open before adding a second title at the end of the year at Leopard Creek by winning the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Won his third European Tour title in style courtesy of a stunning final round of 60 - where he narrowly missed a putt for a 59 - at Gullane to clinch the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open.
Was earmarked as a future star early on during a stellar amateur career – particularly in the American collegiate ranks where he was named the 2013 NCAA Freshman of the Year while representing the University of Texas.
Counts Ernie Els as a close family friend and has frequently benefited from advice from the four-time Major winner.
Comes from a strong golfing background – his father, Kevin, is an experienced Sunshine Tour player and the national coach for the South African amateur junior team, while his grandfather, Sam, also played for his country.