Jon rahm stated 24 hours earlier than beginning his manner to glory in Torrey pines: “I believe in good karma. I suppose good things happen to good individuals. I suppose that the Memorial nonetheless occurred for one thing and that there’s something good ready for it later, it’s not this week, however it is going to come. Nicely, it got here, and in what manner.
Jon Rahm first Spaniard in the 121 editions of the US Open, champion of third Grand Slam on the calendar. His first ‘large’ with 26 years, 7 months and 10 days. His sixth contest on the US Open, second high 10 at this Open, in 108 tournaments on the PGA Tour. His sixth victory on the American circuit, his 51st high 10 and 11th in 18 tournaments this 2021. Brutal. Solely Tiger Woods, Tom Kite, Jack Nicklaus Y Ben hogan they’ve gained a PGA Tour match and a Grand Slam on the identical discipline. Good date.
It’s the ninth ‘main’ that conquers the spanish golf. It occurs on the checklist at 5 of Seve Ballesteros (three British Open and two Masters), the 2 Masters of Txema Olazábal, and Augusta’s inexperienced jacket from Sergio garcia in 2017. 4 totally different gamers and three totally different majors. The one factor left to do is win the PGA Championship.
Three generations of Rahm
Apparently, till this Sunday, June 20, 2021, just one Spaniard had led the US Open in its 121-year historical past. It had been Seve. He did it twice, on the primary and third day of 1983, at Oakmont. 38 years and a day have handed since that third day. That’s how lengthy it took Jon to choose up the baton left by Pedreña’s genius.
“I instructed Adam (his caddy) after we have been on the final holes. With two ‘fours’ and two ‘threes’ in the 4 remaining holes, we gained the match. I know that the US Open is a match that is commonly gained by making fewer errors, however I additionally know that you could have to go for the Grand Slams, you could have to assault if you need to win them and that is what I have accomplished in the final holes ” Jon stated excitedly.
In Torrey Pines, undoubtedly her favourite place in america, she gained her first match on the PGA Tour, bought engaged to Kelley, celebrated her wedding ceremony and 12 months, and 4 months later she was ready to hug her mother and father once more, whom she had not been ready to. see from his American wedding ceremony in February 2020 for the pandemic (he held one in Bilbao in December 2019). Additionally there was his son Kepa, simply over two months outdated. “It is extremely good to have gained this match with three generations of Rahm on the sphere: my father, my son and me. It’s very thrilling”.
“” I let that child throw the final two putts. “