Made a big impression on the Challenge Tour in 2013, earning a European Tour card at the first attempt thanks chiefly to a seven-shot victory in the lucrative Kazakhstan Open. Finished the season fifth in the Rankings, then enjoyed a successful rookie season on The European Tour in 2014, finishing 98th in The Race to Dubai. His rise through the professional ranks has been swift, having earned his Challenge Tour exemption via a second place finish in the 2012 Nordic League Order of Merit. Studied at San Diego State University after an impressive amateur career, before turning professional in 2011. Away from golf his interests include sports, films, music, singing, dancing, video games, food, computers, fashion, and interior design.