Was in the form of his life in 2015, winning three times on the Challenge Tour to secure immediate promotion to the top tier. The first two wins were a month apart – in Spain and Austria – and he completed a brilliant hat-trick at the Rolex Trophy in August. Returned to Challenge Tour action for the season-ending NBO Golf Classic Grand Final and finished tied third to secure fourth place in the Road to Oman Rankings. Had lost his playing privileges the previous year – his rookie campaign – having graduated from the Challenge Tour thanks to a superb late-season surge in 2013. The Spaniard is a rare case in golf, saying nobody in his family had any interest in the game until he started showing some promise when swinging a golf club as a five year old. A local teaching professional alerted Elvira’s father to his son’s natural talent, and now the three men in his family – he, his father and his brother – are hooked.