Bounced back from the disappointment of 2016, where he needed to come through Q-School to regain his European Tour privileges, to enjoy the best season of his career in 2017, the highlight being four top tens in five events in September and October. Won his first European Tour title the following season at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Began playing golf at the age of four with his father, who runs the local clubhouse, and his brother, who is now a golf coach. Turned professional in 2011 after a glittering amateur career, during which he played in three victorious Jacques Léglise Trophy teams and was part of England’s victory in the 2010 European Team Championships. Won the 2012 ALLIANZ Open Côtes d’Armor Bretagne on the Challenge Tour en route to graduation to the European Tour. Came close to a maiden victory in the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at but lost in a play-off at Royal County Down. Supports Chelsea and enjoys reading books about improving sporting performance.