It sparked a rapid rise for the Australian with wins coming at the Victorian Open and West Australian Open both in 2017. He followed this with a win on the European Challenge Tour and a hugely impressive runner-up finish at the Australian Open in November which saw his world ranking jump 250 places.
He has plied his trade on the Korn Ferry Tour in USA, including runner-up in the Chile Classic when he lost in sudden death.
A popular player with fans and colleagues wherever he plays, Papadatos had his latest success in 2022 with his second victory at the Vic Open with a stunning 21-under par tally.
Check out the tournament wrap from Dimi’s 2014 victory below