2010 US Open Champion and the 2010 European Tour Golfer of the Year.
He was taught the game of golf by his uncle Uel Loughery at the age of 8.
In 2010 he and his fellow golfers went on to win the 2010 Ryder Cup.
From Northern Ireland, he is parts Catholic and Protestant.
He and fellow countryman Rory McIlroy developed a friendship while on tour together.