Won worldwide praise for his performance in the 2015 UBS Hong Kong Open, where he finished second after going toe to toe with Major Champion Justin Rose over the weekend. Shared the lead heading into the final round after a superb 63 on day three, but a one under par 69 left him trailing Rose by a shot after a gripping duel. Enjoyed a solid rookie campaign in 2014 after successfully negotiating the 2013 Qualifying School Final Stage following two seasons on the European Challenge Tour. Won the Nordic Golf League in 2012 and in the same season picked up the ECCO Tour Player of the Year trophy. As an outstanding amateur with a handicap of plus five, he won the European Amateur Championships in 2010 and competed at national level for his country.