His favorite player and inspiration was Seve Ballesteros.
The first two-time winner of the Ben Hogan Award in 2015 and 2016, an award that recognizes the outstanding male amateur and collegiate golfer of the year. Also won the Jack Nicklaus award in 2016 and is a four-time NCAA All-American.
A proud alum of Arizona State University.
Grew up in Barrika, Spain and is a loyal supporter of the Athletic Bilbao football club.
Grew up participating in sports and activities such as soccer, canoeing, jai alai, and kung fu before focusing on golf.
His mother, Angela, and father, Edorta, both live in Barrika, Spain while his brother, Eriz, also lives just outside of Bilbao, Spain.