Jon Rahm is going from less to more in the second Playoff of the Fedex Cup, the BMW Championship in Wilmington (Delaware), the penultimate tournament of the regular season on the PGA Tour led by his ‘black beast’ Patrick Cantlay with 12 under par.
Jon Rahm, results
Jon, winner of this tournament in 2020, has gotten into the top 20 after signing his best card of the week and the best tie of the third round, 65 shots, six under par, the same as Cantlay, Collin Morikawa and Brendan Steele.
Cantlay leads by one stroke over Olympic gold medalist Xander Schauffele and compatriot Scott Stallings while at -10 are the leader at the start of the day, Adam Scott, and world number 1 Scottie Scheffler. Rory McIlroy is at -7 after a half-finished recovery with a bogey at 18th and Rahm is tied for 18th.
Jon Rahm Rodríguez, born November 10, 19941 in Barrika, Spain, is a Spanish professional golfer. He was ranked world number one amateur, and was the top amateur at the US Open in 2016. On July 19, 2020, he became world number one.
Jon Rahm plays golf for the Arizona State University Sun Devils, and has won 11 college tournaments. He is a two-time recipient of the Ben Hogan3 Prize. He remained world number one in the amateur rankings for 60 weeks and received the Mark H.
McCormack Medal in 2015. He won the Eisenhower Trophy with Spain in 2014. He was the top amateur at the 2016 US Open, finishing in 23rd place with a score of +7 over par. After the US Open, Jon Rahm joins the professional ranks which invalidates his qualification for the British Open 2016.
In his first tournament as a professional, the Quicken Loans National, he is in the lead, alone or ex-æquo, during the first two laps, and finally finished third, four strokes behind winner Billy Hurley III. This performance allows him to qualify again for the British Open, the Quicken Loans National being part of the qualifying tournaments.
He finished 2nd in the RBC Canadian Open, securing special temporary PGA Tour membership for the rest of the season. He also earned enough points as a non-member to earn a card on the PGA Tour for the 2017 season. On January 29, 2017, he won the Farmers Insurance Open thanks to a 60-foot putt for Eagle on the last hole.
A few weeks later, he announced that he would also play on the PGA5 European Tour. In March, he played the first World Golf Championships tournaments of his career, the WGC-Mexico Championship which he finished 3rd, then the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, a match-play tournament in which he finished 2nd, beaten in the final.
by the world number 1, the American Dustin Johnson. He won his second title of the year, and the first on the European tour, at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open with 6 strokes ahead of the second.