Former lead singer for boyband Westlife until he left in 2004 to launch a solo career.
As well as singing, has appeared in many TV shows in the UK and Australia.
He toured with Keith Duffy, formerly of Boyzone, as a super group named Boyzlife over the last three years.
Plays most of his golf at The Mere in Cheshire.
This is his fourth appearance in the Alfred Dunhill Links.
Says his best moment was finishing runner-up in the Team Championship with Robert Rock in 2017.