Coming from a family that comprises of 11 professionals, it is no surprise that he took to the game instantly. Began playing aged six and by the age of 18 had joined his father, four uncles and five cousins in the professional ranks. Won in his native Spain to secure his maiden Challenge Tour victory at the 2006 Open Mahou de Madrid and registered a further three top ten finishes as he took the ninth Tour card available through the Challenge Tour Rankings. Is sure to be easily recognisable on Tour due to his passionate approach to the game. Similar to his countryman Sergio Garcia, it is easy to tell exactly how he is feeling on the course as he often displays every human emotion over the course of 18 holes.