Provided one of the stories of the 2012 Qualifying School Final Stage when he produced a stunning late finish at PGA Catalunya Resort, finishing with three consecutive birdies for a final round 67 – the lowest score of the day – to take the 16th card. Has grown up quickly since turning professional at the age of 18 and enjoyed two good seasons on the Challenge Tour, narrowly missing out on graduation on both occasions. Came agonisingly close to a maiden victory in the 2011 Mugello Tuscany Open and the 2012 Pacific Rubiales Colombia Classic. Introduced to the game by his grandfather and was mentored thereafter by his father. Represented Europe in the 2008 and 2010 Junior Ryder Cup and played in the victorious Great Britain & Ireland team in the 2009 Jacques Leglise Trophy.