The boy from Mansfield on going from working in a supermarket to playing in the Ryder Cup
BEST FRIEND ON TOUR Hard choice, Sam Little or Jamie Elson
FUNNIEST PERSON ON TOUR David Howell
WORST SHOT YOU’VE SEEN ON TOUR Stephen Ames at the PGA Championship this year – he hit a stone-cold shank on the par-3 7th with water all down the right! He was first on the tee so it wasn’t fun to follow him, mainly because we were all trying not to laugh!
DREAM FOURBALL I don’t really have one. If it was a dream, the golf course would be the last place I would be!
LAST BOOK YOU READ Frankie Boyle’s autobiography
THREE CDs FOR A DESERT ISLAND Guns N’ Roses – Greatest Hits, Robbie Williams – Life Thru A Lens, and The Verve – Urban Hymns
At the PGA Championship this year, Stephen Ames hit a stone-cold shank on the par-3 7th with water all down the right! FAVOURITE FOOD Pad Thai (a Thai stir-fried noodle dish)
FIRST CAR A Peugeot 405. I shared it with my mum and
eventually inherited it
LAST TIME YOU CRIED Jamie Elson’s wedding
MOST EXPENSIVE PURCHASE Other than a house, Lauren’s wedding dress!
BEST PLAYING PARTNER WITH A LAST-ROUND LEAD Tiger Woods
PROUDEST MOMENT Representing Europe in the Ryder Cup and getting my first point with Henrik Stenson
BEST TIP YOU’VE RECEIVED I was told by Ian Garbutt in 2008 to swing with my right foot on the ground to stop my hip rising when I was in China. I went on to have four runners-up spots in the next couple of months