Born in Pontypridd, Wales on 19 October 1975, Jamie turned pro in 2000 following a brilliant amateur career for Wales and GB&I. In 2001 he won the Russian Open and the Telia Grand Prix in Sweden on the Challenge Tour before making progress again on the European Tour in the mid 2000's following a career threatening back injury.
Jamie found consist good form on The European Tour in 2008 with several Top 10s. In 2009 Jamie qualified for the Dubai World Championships and his earnings on Tour were £500,000. In 2010 and 2011 he improved again firmly establishing himself in Europe's top 60 both years.
In 2012 Jamie had his breakthrough win at the Irish Open and began 2013 by winning the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. In 2013 he finished 5th on the Race to Dubai. His Official World Golf Ranking has steadily improved to 28th by December 2013 with over £2,400,000 of earnings in 2013.
In 2014 Jamie secured membership of The PGA Tour with his stunning 2nd place finish at the WGC Cadillac Championship, won the 2014 Czech Open and was a member of the successful European Ryder Cup team. In 2015 Jamie had Top 10 finishes at The Players Championship and The Honda Classic on the PGA Tour. He finished the year of superbly by winning the Thailand Golf Championship.
Jamie lives with Kat in Florida and England with their two children, Max and Isla.