Jon Rahm is a Spanish professional golfer who is one of the top golfers in the world, having once held the number-one spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a record 60 weeks in a row. In June 2021, he became the first Spanish golfer to win the U.S. Open.
|Real name||Jon Rahm Rodríguez|
|Birth Place||Barrika, Biscay, Spain.|
|Birthday||10th November 1994.|
|Source of Income||Professional golfer.|
|Age||28 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Edorta Rahm|
|Mother’s name||Ángela Rodríguez|
|University||Arizona State University|
|Educational qualification||Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications.|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches /188 cm.|
|Weight||100 kg/ 220 Lbs.|
|Ethnicity||Bosniak and Serb ancestry.|
|Marital Status||Married ( 2019).|
|Children||A son named Kepa Cahill Rahm was born in 2021.|
|Highest ranking||1 (19th July 2020)|
(30 weeks, as of 19th December 2021).
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||4th: 2018|
|PGA Championship||T4: 2018|
|U.S. Open||Won: 2021|
|The Open Championship||3R (2011, 2014, 2015)|
|US Open||T3: 2021|
|Achievements and awards|
|Ben Hogan Award||2015, 2016|
|Mark H. McCormack Medal||2015|
|Sir Henry Cotton|
Rookie of the Year
|Race to Dubai Champion||2019|
Golfer of the Year
|PGA Player of the Year||2020–21|
|Byron Nelson Award||2020–21|
|Monthly Income||$ 4,98,670.03 ( INR 3,74,10,475).|
|Yearly Income||$ 59,84,040.45 (INR 44,89,25,703)|
|Net Worth||$ 16 Million (INR 1,20.03 Cr).|
|Last Updated||December 2021.|
Rahm was born on November 10th November 1994 in Barrika, Basque Country, Spain. He was raised by a Basque father and a mother with roots in Madrid.
After studying in secondary school in Spain, he won a golf scholarship to Arizona State University.
He started his golf career as an amateur, winning the Ben Hogan Award in 2015 and 2016. In 2015, he entered the Phoenix Open as an amateur during his junior year of college and finished in fifth place. Although he lost his number-one spot after 25 weeks, he then regained it and held it for a record 60 consecutive weeks.
During his time as the number-one ranked amateur golfer, he made it to the quarterfinals of the US Amateur, eventually losing to Derek Bard. That same year, he also won the Mark H. After a number of achievements at the college level, including an NCAA regional championship and a Pac-12 Conference championship, after that he decided to go professional after the 2016 US Open.
His first professional competition was in the Quicken Loans National, eventually finishing tied for third place. But his decision to go pro meant that he forfeited his exemption into the Open Championship, his third-place finish at the Quicken Loans National was enough to put him back into the Open.
In 2017, his career advanced significantly with a number of important wins. It was his first PGA Tour title, and it saw him rise up to 46th in the Official World Golf Ranking. He also started playing in his first World Golf Championship events, the first of which was the WGC-Mexico Championship.
He started 2018 by finishing runner-up eight strokes behind Dustin Johnson at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii.
That year, he also competed in the Wells Fargo Championship, the Dead & DeLuca Invitational, the Open de France, the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open, the FedEx Cup Playoff, and the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
In 2018, he posted more positive results, winning the CareerBuilder Challenge, the Open de Espana, and the Hero World Challenge. The wins coming in 2019. That year, he won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, partnering with Ryan Palmer.
To wrap up 2019. After that, he won the Race to Dubai title after claiming victory at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. In 2020, he rose to the number-one spot in the world rankings for the first time after winning the Memorial Tournament. After two weeks, he lost his number-one spot to Justin Thomas.
On 20th June of 2021, he won the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. The victory came with a $ 2.5 million ( INR 18.74 Cr)prize, which brought his total career earnings to $38 million ( INR 2,84.92 cr).
He has supplemented his golf income with a number of brand endorsements over the years. He is best known for being the brand ambassador for Blue Yonder, a software and consulting company based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
He lives in Arizona with his wife, Kelley. The couple met after he relocated to the United States. In 2021, they welcomed their first child into the world.
Q. Who is Jon Rahm’s wife?
Ans:- His wife name is Kelley Cahill to whom he married in 2019.
Q.How old are Jon Rahm?
Ans:- As of 2021, he is 28 years old.