Jon Rahm – His Progress From Seaside Spain To World’s No. 1 Ranked Golfer


  • Born 10th November, 1994 in Barrika on the Bay of Biscay, Spain.
  • Turned pro 2016 – Ends year as World No. 137
  • Won a first European Tour victory at the 2017 Irish Open winning by six shots at Portstewart & won the event again in 2019 at
  • Captured a first PGA Tour victory winning 2017 Farmers Insurance Open winning by three shots at Lahinch.
  • Career and a present high of 5th in 2017 on the PGA Tour FedEx Cup standings.
  • Wins European Tour DP World Tour Championship & third overall on the Race to Dubai. Ends year as World No. 4
  • Reaches No. 2 in the world late January, 2018
  • Won back-to-back Spanish Open crowns in 2018 and 2019.
  • Played a first Ryder Cup in September 2018 as a member of the victorious European Ryder Cup team.
  • Ends 2018 season winning Hero World Challenge. Ends year as World No. 6
  • Became European Tour No. 1 in capturing 2019 DP World Tour Championship. Ends year as World No. 3
  • Weds university sweetheart in December, 2019
  • Wins Memorial and a third ‘individual’ PGA Title to move to World No. 1. Only the second Spaniard after childhood hero, Seve Ballesteros, to be World No. 1 since the inauguration of the World Ranking in April, 1986.

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