Claimed his first European Tour title in some style at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports, holding off a late charge from Rory McIlroy at Close House Golf Club and sealing the victory with a stunning chip-in on the last for a three-shot win. Won the 2018 GolfSixes for Team Ireland alongside partner Paul Dunne.
Burst onto the scene in 2015 when, as an amateur, he shared the lead heading into the final round of The Open at St Andrews. His 204 (-12) 54-hole total was a record low for an amateur in the game’s oldest Major.
Despite the fame that came with leading an Open Championship, he earned his route to the European Tour the hard way, battling through all three stages of the 2015 Qualifying School - including a six-man play-off at Second Stage - before taking the 16th card at Final Stage.