is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour and European Tour. He is a former World No.1 on the Official World Golf Ranking which he achieved on July 19, 2020. In 2021, he won the US Open.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Jon Rahm Rodríguez was born on November 10, 1994 in Barrika, Biscay, Spain. Nicknamed, “Rhampbo”, he currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States where he is married to Kelley Cahill. Rahm is of Swiss ancestry and he is a football fan, supporting the Athletic Club Bilbao.
Rahm turned pro in 2016. In January 2017, he won the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2017. That year, he also played on the European Tour and won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. He also won the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai that year.
In July 2020, he won the Memorial Tournament, beating Ryan Palmer by three strokes. This win helped propel him to the World’s No.1 spot in the rankings. A few months later, he paired up with Ryan Palmer and won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
His first big win came in 2020 when he won the BMW Championship. Less than a year later, he won the 2021 US Open, beating Louis Oosthuizen. In 2022, he won the Mexico Open.
Number of Wins by Tour
- PGA Tour - 7
- European Tour - 7
- Other - 1
Best Results in Major Championships
- Masters Tournament - 4th: 2018
- PGA Championship - T4: 2018
- U.S. Open - Won: 2021
- The Open Championship - T3: 2021
- Ben Hogan Award - 2015, 2016
- Mark H. McCormack Medal - 2015
- Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year
- Race to Dubai winner - 2019
- European Tour Golfer of the Year -2019, 2021
- European Tour Players’ Player of theYear - 2019
- PGA Tour leading money winner -2020–21
- PGA Player of the Year - 2021
- Vardon Trophy - 2021
- Byron Nelson Award – 2021