Jon Rahm

He was born on 10 November 1994 in Barrika, in the Basque Country of Spain. Rahm moved to the United States for his college education. Here he attended Arizona State University. While there, he played for the Arizona State Sun Devils, the school’s golf team. Here the young Rahm began to make his mark. He set a college golf record by winning eleven tournaments. Only Phil Mickelson’s 16 university tournaments have won a record that is best-chosen.

At the 2014 edition of the Eisenhower Trophy, the obair winner was revealed. Perhaps the greatest achievement of Jon Rahm’s amateur career is that he is the only golfer to spend a record 60 weeks at the top of the World Amateur Golf Rankings. His first mission began on 1 April 2015 and lasted 25 weeks. He then loses the top spot, regains it and retains it for another 35 weeks.

Jon Rahm won the Ben Hogan Award.Two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016. No player before him had received the award more than once. Unfortunately, his progression to the U.S. Amateur in 2015 would see him lose to Derek Bard in the quarterfinals. He ended his career high by winning the Pac-12 Conference championship. That same year, he also secured the NCAA regional championship and advanced to the National Championship, where he placed third.

Rahm turned professional in 2016. His first event as a professional was Quicken Loans National. His event tied for third place ended. A third-place finish was enough for him to re-enter the U.S. Open, where he was exempt before the Quickens Loans National. He also participated in the RBC Canadian Open, where he received exclusive Temporary Membership for the rest of the season. By the end of 2016, he had earned enough points to earn himself a PGA Tour card the following year.

By this time, Rahm has the ability to look after himself. He started 2017 with a bang. He won the Farmers Insurance Open title in January, his first PGA Tour title. This increased the Official World Golf Ranking from 137 to 46. The win also opened the door for him to enter other major championships, such as the U.S. Masters, the PGA Championship and the World Golf Championship. Jon opened by finishing two strokes ahead of Dustin Johnson, who won his World Golf Championship event card.

Three weeks later, he faced Johnson again.WGC-Match Play Sponsored by Dell technology. He had to beat Kevin Campbell, Shane Lowry, Sergio Garcia, Charles Howell III, Soren Kjeldsen and Bill Haas on his way to the championship with Dustin Johnson. Unfortunately, he finished in second place but his efforts so far have earned him the 14th of his career in the world rankings. he saw him rise to the rank.

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