Won his maiden European Tour title in only his third professional start in Portugal after a stunning final round 65, becoming the then joint-third quickest Affiliate Member to win on the European Tour.
Earned back his European Tour card in 2016 Qualifying School, and regained it again in 2018 after winning the Portugal Masters for the second time to claim his second European Tour victory.
Played a part in the successful 2011 Walker Cup team shortly before turning professional and shot to fame at The 140th Open Championship after posting the lowest score by an amateur in Open Championship history in the first round at Royal St. George’s, eventually winning the Silver Medal as the leading amateur.
Hails from Welwyn Garden City, the same club as Sir Nick Faldo. Was named after his father’s golfing hero, and the man he shared the tee with in his famous first round at The 2011 Open with Tom Watson.