Full Name: Daniel John Willett
Home Town: Sheffield
Interests: Football, Music, Pool, Snooker
Turned Pro: 2008 (plus 5)
Weight: 12st 6lbs
Danny Willett .
Danny Willett shot to global attention with his incredible Masters victory at Augusta in 2016.
The Englishman had enjoyed steady progress up the world rankings with three European Tour wins over the previous 18 months.
But his first major win, captured in real style with win a final round of 67 just days after wife Nicole gave birth to son Zachariah, took his career to new heights.
It also moved Danny into the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time in his career.
His success at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in December 2014 was the platform for an outstanding 2015 that also saw him win the Omega European Masters, as well as coming third in the WGC Cadillac Match Play, taking a share of sixth at The Open Championship and finishing second in The Race to Dubai.
Another victory at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February 2016 took him to a world ranking of 13.
The former world amateur No.1 from Sheffield played Walker Cup in 2007, the same year he won the English Amateur.
The Jacksonville State University graduate also won national amateur titles in Australia and Spain after becoming the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Year.
Danny claimed his first European Tour title at the 2012 BMW International, beating Marcus Fraser in a play-off in Germany and has gone on to enjoy sustained success at the top end of golf.