The 2019 DP World Tour Rookie of the Year finished joint sixth and joint eighth on his first two appearances at The Open.
The 2019 DP World Tour Rookie of the Year finished joint sixth and joint eighth in his first two appearances in The Open
The talented left-hander played his first major at Royal Portrush in 2019 less than a year after he was not even in the game’s top 600, but back-to-back runner-up finishes in the Betfred British Masters and Made in Denmark tournaments first brought him to prominence and later the same season Paul Casey pipped him to the Porsche European Open before he finally had his first Tour win in Cyprus in November 2020.
Climbing into the game’s top 50 brought him a Masters debut and a superb tie for 12th, clinched with a closing birdie, meant he could instantly look forward to a return to Augusta National last season. He tied for 23rd there before achieving his second DP World Tour title at September’s Italian Open, beating US Open champion Matt Fitzpatrick in a play-off.
Was so close to a place in the 2016 Open, losing in the final of the Amateur Championship to England’s Scott Gregory a year after becoming Scottish champion. Represented Scotland in the 2016 Eisenhower Trophy world team championship, then Britain and Ireland at the 2017 Walker Cup.