Jon Rahm finally signs the best card of the week
Jon Rahm goes from minus to plus in the second Fedex Cup Playoff, the BMW Championship in Wilmington, Delaware, the penultimate tournament of the regular season on the PGA Tour led by his ‘bane’ Patrick Cantlay with 12 under par.
Jon Rahm, results
Jon, winner of this tournament in 2020, entered the top 20 after posting his best card of the week and the best third-round tie, 65 shots, six under par, as did Cantlay, Collin Morikawa and Brendan Steele.
Cantlay leads by a stroke over Olympic gold medalist Xander Schauffele and his compatriot Scott Stallings while at -10 are early day leader Adam Scott and world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler. Rory McIlroy is at -7 after a halfway restart with a bogey at 18th and Rahm is tied at 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 award. He remained world number one in the amateur rankings for 60 weeks and was awarded the Mark H.
McCormack Medal in 2015. 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 led, alone or tied, in the first two rounds, 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, earning special temporary PGA Tour membership for the remainder 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 final hole. .
A few weeks later, he announced that he would also be playing on the PGA5 European Tour. In March, he played the first World Golf Championship 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 finally.
by the world number 1, the American Dustin Johnson. He won his second title of the year, and the first of the European tour, at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open 6 strokes ahead of the second.