Joined the Senior Tour in 2013 and finished tied 38th in both of his first two appearances, in the Speedy Services Wales Senior Open and the Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open, before finished tied 14th in his first Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex. Had been away from competitive golf for more than six years, during which time he served on the European Tour’s Board of Directors having previously succeeded Mark James as Chairman of The European Tour's Tournament Committee in December 2003. Came from ten shots back to claim his maiden European Tour title, winning the European Masters with a final round of 60 in 1992. Ended an eight year wait to claim his second European Tour title when he won the 2000 Moroccan Open by four shots in Marrakech. As a youngster, he vowed to try harder than ever after watching the epic Nicklaus-Watson duel for the 1977 Open Championship at the Turnberry. Worked briefly in a City of London bank after leaving school at 16 and also worked as a barman and labourer before turning professional at 22. Loves Arsenal and horse racing and in 2005 turned his hand to management as he took over the running of his son’s football team.