Jon Rahm Rodríguez, known professionally as Jon Rahm, is a Spanish professional golfer who was born on November 10, 1994, in Barrika, Spain. He is widely regarded as one of the best golfers in the world and has achieved numerous impressive feats in his young career.
Rahm started playing golf at the age of 11 and quickly developed a passion for the sport. He attended Arizona State University, where he played college golf and won numerous individual and team titles. In 2016, he turned professional and immediately started making a name for himself on the PGA Tour.
Rahm's first professional victory came at the 2017 Farmers Insurance Open, where he won in a playoff against Phil Mickelson. He followed that up with wins at the Irish Open and the DP World Tour Championship, becoming the first golfer since Seve Ballesteros to win three European Tour events before the age of 24.
In 2018, Rahm continued his success with a win at the CareerBuilder Challenge and a runner-up finish at the Masters Tournament. He also finished the year as the World Number 2 golfer behind Dustin Johnson.
Rahm's success continued into 2019, as he won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and the Irish Open for the second time in his career. He also finished in the top 10 in all four major championships, including a third-place finish at the U.S. Open.
In 2020, Rahm won the Memorial Tournament, which was held at Jack Nicklaus' Muirfield Village Golf Club. He also finished in the top 10 in three of the four major championships, including a tie for 13th at the Masters Tournament.
In 2021, Rahm won the U.S. Open, his first major championship victory. He shot a final round 67 to come from behind and win by one stroke over Louis Oosthuizen. He also won the DP World Tour Championship for the third time in his career, becoming the first golfer to win that event three times since it became a European Tour event in 2009.
Rahm is known for his powerful swing and aggressive playing style. He is also known for his fiery temperament on the golf course, which has led to some controversy over the years. However, he is widely respected by his peers for his talent and work ethic.
Off the golf course, Rahm is married to Kelley Cahill, who he met while they were both attending Arizona State University. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Kepa, in 2021.
Jon Rahm is a young and talented golfer who has already achieved numerous impressive feats in his career. He has won multiple tournaments on both the PGA and European Tours, and he is widely regarded as one of the best golfers in the world. With his powerful swing and aggressive playing style, Rahm is sure to continue making a name for himself in the world of golf for many years to come. And as of February 20th, 2023 he as ascended to the #1 spot in the world golf rankings. He is definitely on a tear and it'll be interesting to see what he does for years to come!