Cormac Sharvin secured his place on the European Tour for the 2019-20 season after finishing inside the top 15 of the European Challenge Tour's order of merit.

The second tier tour in Europe came to a conclusion with the Grand Final in Mallorca on Sunday, and while Sharvin had to settle for a share of 35th place in the season-ending event, the Ardglass golfer finished comfortably inside the all-important top 15 who graduate to the European Tour.

Sharvin ended a very consistent season in 11th place on the Challenge Tour's "Road to Mallorca" with 103,087.8 points, almost 20,000 clear of 16th position.

The County Down native also finished as the top Irishman at this summer's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch, where he finished in a share for 15th place, banking €85,655.23 in the process.

Francesco Laporta from Italy secured the Grand Final at the Balearic Island event and also earned top spot on this season's order of merit.

"Anti climatic finish to what's been a very solid 2019 season. Delighted to have secured my European Tour card," said Sharvin on social media.

"Looking forward to the challenges it will bring. This all wouldn't be possible without the support from my incredibly hard working team. Roll on 2020!"