Spanish professional golfer Jon Rahm Rodriguez was born on November 10, 1994. He currently holds the record for the longest period at the top of the amateur golfer world rankings (60 weeks).
With his victory at the Memorial Tournament in July 2020, he claimed the #1 spot in the Official World Golf Ranking. He created golfing history by being the first Spanish player to win the U.S. Open in June 2021.
Age, Height, And Weight
Spanish professional golfer Jon Rahm, 28, was born in Barrika, Basque Country, Spain, on November 10, 1994.
His name is Jon Rahm Rodriguez, and he is of mixed descent. His sun sign is Scorpio. He has an older brother named Eric Rahm, and his parents are Edorta Rahm and Angela Rodriguez.
Rahm and his brother were nurtured in Barrika, where Rahm’s father encouraged him to have an early interest in golf.
He played golf for the Arizona State Sun Devils while he was a student at Arizona State University, where he won 11 college tournaments.
In 2015 and 2016, he created history by being the first golfer to win the Ben Hogan Award twice.
At 28, Rahm maintains a well-kept physique with a height of 1.88 meters and a weight of 99.8 kilograms. He has pale skin, black hair, and brown eyes.
The World Amateur Golf Ranking’s #1 slot belonged to successful amateur golfer Jon Rahm for a record 60 weeks.
He came in fifth place as a junior at the 2015 Phoenix Open. He placed 23rd at the 2016 U.S. Open, the lowest finish for an amateur.
Following the competition, he decided to pursue a career in professional sports and entered his first professional contest, the Quickens Loans National, where he placed third and earned a spot in the U.S. Open.
After coming in second place at the RBC Canadian Open, he received his PGA Tour Card for the 2017 season.
After his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Farmers Insurance Open to kick off the 2017 season, he earned the right to play in prestigious tournaments, including the US Masters, PGA Championship, and World Golf Championship.
Rahm lost to Dustin Johnson twice a row while placing second at the World Golf Championship. He won the Dubai Duty Irish Open to cap off the 2017 campaign, earning him the title of Rookie of the Year on the European Tour.
In the Sentry Tournament of Champions in 2018, Rahm again came in second place to Johnson.
He also won the Open de Espana on the European Tour in April. He finished the year by triumphing in the Hero World Challenge competition. In April 2019, Rahm and his playing partner Ryan Palmer won the Zurich Classic on the PGA Tour.
Rahm again came in second to Johnson in the Sentry Tournament of Champions in 2018 and won the Open de Espana on the European Tour in April. He won the Hero Global Challenge competition to end the year.
On the PGA Tour, Rahm and his playing partner Ryan Palmer won the Zurich Classic in April 2019.