Born in the golfing mecca of Southport, he started golf as a boy after being inspired by his father and brother. After a number of notable amateur performances, including finishing runner-up at the 2008 Amateur Championship and playing in the 2009 Walker Cup, he turned professional in 2010. Became the youngest player to win the Challenge Tour Rankings in 2011, aged 20 and 290 days. Broke through with victory in the 2013 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles before adding a second almost four years later at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Fleetwood won his first Rolex Series event at the 2017 HNA Open de France. Alway from golf, he enjoys reading and loves his dogs.