Began playing golf at age 3, learning the game at a local par-3 course. Decided he wanted to be a European Tour player when he attended the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club. Attended the event numerous times, traveling 30 minutes from his home in Marlow
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PGA TOUR (1)
2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship [Eur].
Playing on a sponsor exemption, recorded his best career finish on the PGA TOUR with a T4 at The Honda Classic. Entered the final round in solo-second at 9-under, four shots back of Rickie Fowler's 54-hole lead, but struggled Sunday at PGA National with a 2-over 72
The next week, posted another top-10 finish in his first-career appearance at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship with a solo-10th showing
With his T4 finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, highlighted by a third-round 5-under 67, moved from a season total of 217 to 340 non-member FedExCup points, enough to earn Special Temporary Membership on the PGA TOUR should he so choose. Accepted Special Temporary Membership making him eligible for unlimited sponsor exemptions for the remainder of the 2016-17 season as he attempts to earn a PGA TOUR card for the 2017-18 season through the Non-member FedExCup Points List.
2016: Played some of his best golf of the season in back-to-back major championship appearances. Making his fifth start in The Open Championship, finished T5 with Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia at Royal Troon. Posted rounds of 70-71-71-68 to finish at 4-under 280, 16 strokes behind winner Henrik Stenson
In his second appearance at the PGA Championship, finished T10 with Paul Casey and William McGirt after rounds of 71-68-66-68 to finish at 7-under 273
Additional top-10 finishes on the European Tour came at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open (2), Irish Open (T5), BMW PGA Championship (T7) and Omega Dubai Desert Classic (T8)
At 13-under 275, finished a career-best second and just one stroke behind champion Alex Noren at the Scottish Open. With the finish, one of four players to qualify at the event for The Open Championship at Royal Troon
Outside of the majors, finished T17 at the Travelers Championship after he earned a spot in the field via his top-10 finish at the PGA Championship. Week at TPC River Highlands included a second-round 65 and final-round 66
Notched his first European Tour title with a four-stroke victory over Ross Fisher and Richard Sterne at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, highlighted by a 62 in the third round to equal the course record at St. Andrews. Closed with a 6-under 66, including seven birdies and just one bogey, to finish with a winning 23-under-par score. Joined Stephen Gallacher (2004) and Oliver Wilson (2014) as players who made the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship their maiden European Tour win. Winning total of 265 equaled the lowest winning score in tournament history and the lowest on the European Tour in 2016, with his 16-under 128 on the weekend representing the lowest final 36-hole score of the season.2015: In mid-January, had four under-par rounds at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, including an opening 66 and a closing 67 at Abu Dhabi GC, to T6 with James Morrison and Bernd Wiesberger, five shots behind winner Gary Stal
Picked up his second top-10 of the campaign when he T8 at the Volvo China Open in Shanghai in April. Recovered nicely from an opening, 3-over 75 to finish 69-69-71
At the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in May, despite shooting a final-round, 3-over 74, still finished T4 at Royal County Down, a stroke out of the Soren Kjeldsen-Bernd Wiesberger-Eddie Pepperell playoff
Had another strong outing, this time at the Omega European Masters. Thanks to a stellar, final-round 62 at Crans-sur-Sierre GC in Switzerland, earned a third-place finish, two shots behind winner Danny Willett
Made his domestic PGA TOUR debut, at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Recorded weekend rounds of 68-70 to T25, his first made cut in five PGA TOUR starts
At the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play, lost in the quarterfinals at the event in Aberdeen, Scotland, falling in 19 holes to Marc Warren after defeating American Peter Uihlein, 5 and 4, in the round of 16.2014: Came close to winning his first European Tour title but settled for a T2 at the Joburg Open in February. Enjoyed four rounds in the 650s at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC to tie with Jin Jeong and Justin Walters, three shots behind George Coetzee. It was his career-best finish on the circuit
Was back in contention again in July, at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. Weekend rounds of 66-68, combined with his 69-71 start at Royal Aberdeen, left him at 10-under for the event and tied with Stephen Gallacher, Shane Lowry and Matteo Manassero, six shots behind winner Justin Rose
Earned his second top-three of the campaign when he T3 at the Omega European Masters in Switzerland in September. Opened 67-66 then added a pair of 65s on the weekend, a core that left him a shot shy of the David Lipsky-Graeme Storm playoff in Crans Montana
Closed his season with a T6 at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. Had four under-par rounds, including a pair of 68s in the second and third rounds
Other top-10 came at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in January, a T10. 2013: Played primarily on the European Challenge Tour, with two European Tour starts, including getting a start in The Open Championship. Best play came late in the season, when he reeled off four top-10s in his final five starts to earn his 2014 European Tour card. Made the cut in each of his first 10 events, recording his first top-10 in his 10th event, the Scottish Hydro Challenge. Opened 65-69 for the T10 in Aviemore, Scotland
At the Open Blue Green Cotes d'Armor Bretagne, turned in weekend rounds of 69-68 to finish 10th in Pleneuf, France
Was never really in contention at the Kazakhstan Open, with Johan Carlsson dominating. But still shot a third-round 65 that led to a T2 with Adrian Otaegui and Duncan Stewart, seven shots behind Carlsson's winning pace
In his next start, a month later, was runner-up again, this time at The Foshan Open in China. Contended all week after opening 66-69. Weekend rounds of 70-70 left him a stroke behind winner Nacho Elvira. Tied with Shiv Kapur and Sam Walker at Foshan GC
In his final top-10 of the season, was T6 at the Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final. Shot a Sunday 68 to move into the top 10. Tied with two others.2012: Enjoyed two top-10s playing mainly on the European Challenge Tour. Opened his season quickly, finishing T8 at the Pacific Rubiales Colombia Classic at the CC of Barranquilla. Was within one shot of the leader, Nick Dougherty, through 54 holes but played poorly on the final day, firing a 3-over 75 to drop out of contention
Only other top-10 came in Austria in June. Opened and closed with 66s at the GC Klagenfurt-Seltenheim to T4 at the Karnten Golf Open. Tied with Gary Lockerbie and Michael Lorenzo-Vera, four shots behind winner Gary Stal. Amateur: Won the 2010 Czech Amateur Open. Captured the 2012 Your Golf Travel Classic, shooting a final-round 67 at Bovey Castle. Began the final round three shots behind leader Stuart Manley. Defeated Manley and Martin LeMesurier by three shots, making birdies on two of his last three holes.