Validated his undoubted potential and reputation as one of the rising stars of the game when he claimed the 11th card at the Qualifying School Final Stage to earn a maiden campaign on The European Tour in 2015. Was also required to come through the Second Stage of the qualifying process too, finishing in a tie for fifth at Campo de Golf El Saler, after a strong season on the Challenge Tour in which he finished no worse than tied 42nd in nine starts. His best finish came in his penultimate event on the second tier – a tie for sixth at the Foshan Open – thanks to a closing 65, the lowest round of his professional career to that point. Launched himself into the spotlight thanks to a stellar amateur career in which he won the 2013 US Amateur Championship and was ranked Number One in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. Made the cut in both The 2013 Open Championship, finishing in a tie for 44th, as well as at the 2014 US Open Championship, where he was tied 48th. Lists superhero films and Sheffield United Football Club among his interests.