Showed he has the nerve to deliver when it matters by coming through all three stages of the Qualifying School, finishing tenth in the First Stage at Collingtree Park, winning the Second Stage at Lumine Golf and Beach Club before taking the eighth card at the Final Stage. Spent two years on the Europro Tour before earning Challenge Tour exemption for 2014. Could not make an impact on the second tier and was back on the Europro Tour in 2015, losing a play-off in the season finale in October but more than making amends by securing a rookie season on the 2016 Race to Dubai. Hails from Pontefract in Yorkshire and learned the game as a junior at Wheatley Golf Club. Off the course enjoys playing snooker, pool and squash, and says Mark Selby, Judd Trump and Andy Roddick are his sporting heroes.