Jon Rahm is a Spanish professional golfer. He was the number one golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a record 60 weeks and later became world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, first achieving that rank after winning the Memorial Tournament in July 2020.
Jon Rahm biography
Rahm was born in Barrika, Spain’s Basque Country, on November 10, 1994. He competed for Spain as an amateur on various levels and was a member of Spanish teams that won the 2011 and 2014 European Amateur Team Championships. He led the team in the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy competition.
He received a golf scholarship to attend Arizona State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. In school history, he won 11 college golf competitions there, which is second only to Phil Mickelson’s 16 victories.
Rahm became the first golfer to receive the Ben Hogan Award twice when he won it in 2015 and 2016. At the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy, he was likewise the most prominent participant.
During his junior year, he participated in the 2015 Phoenix Open as an amateur and tied for fifth place, three strokes behind the champion. Rahm rose to the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking on April 1, 2015, becoming the 28th player to hold that position.
After holding it for 25 straight weeks, he gave it up, got it back, and held onto it for an additional 35 weeks. He holds the all-time record with 60 consecutive weeks spent at the top of the list. He won the 2015 U.S. Amateur after making it to the quarterfinals while holding the No. 1 world ranking.
Jon Rahm net worth
Rahm has an estimated net worth of around $16 million.