Won his third start on the Asian Tour, at the 2012 Handa Faldo Cambodian Classic, before finishing 11th on the tour's Order of Merit as a rookie. Played on the Web.com Tour in 2013, before making his big breakthrough in 2014 thanks to one special week in Switzerland at the Omega European Masters, where he had to come through a tense play-off with Graeme Storm to claim his first European Tour title. Showed what he was capable of earlier in the season with a runner-up finish in The Championship at Laguna National. Finished 58th in the 2014 Race To Dubai Rankings despite having only played nine events. Played college golf at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he was an All-American.