Claimed two victories in as many appearances in 2015 - his second season on the European Tour - winning the D+D Real Czech Masters before following that up with a triumph at the KLM Open two weeks later. Added a third victory to his repertoire at the 2016 Made in Denmark.
Finished fourth at the Rio Olympics and, as one of Darren Clarke’s wildcard picks, became the first European Ryder Cup rookie to win four points at Hazeltine, where he played every match.
Won the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf for Belgium, alongside close friend Thomas Detry, in 2018.
Will host the Belgian Knockout for a second successive season in 2019 after the European Tour returned to the country for the first time in 18 years in 2018.
Had a celebrated amateur college career in America, where he overcame Major Champion Jordan Spieth and former World Amateur Number One Patrick Cantlay to win the 2013 NCAA Division I Golf Championship in his sophomore year at the University of Illinois, before progressing through all three stages of the European Tour's Qualifying School later that year.
Started playing golf at the same time as the rest of his family aged five after his parents played on holiday in South Africa.