Born to British parents in South Africa, he was a batsman who played for Western Province before joining Northamptonshire in the UK, eventually playing Test cricket for England. He played in 79 Test matches, scoring 4,656 runs and 14 centuries. Now director of a UK travel and events company, he is a member of Northamptonshire County. This is his tenth appearance in the Alfred Dunhill Links. Says his worst golfing moment was putting into the burn on the 1st hole on the Old Course.