Jon Rahm remains in sixth position in ranking
by ANDREA GUSSONI | VIEW 2414
The Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick reaches his best classification ever by entering the last position of a top10 commanded by the American Scottie Scheffler, followed by the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy and the Australian Cameron Smith, in which the Spanish Jon Rahm remains in sixth position .
The second position in the Italian Open allows Fitzpatrick to climb a step, reach his best classification and place tenth on the world list, from which the Norwegian Viktor Hovland comes out. Scotsman Robert Macintyre, winner in Italy, settles in 68th place, gaining 42 steps.
Jon Rahm, ranking
Smith, champion this Sunday at the LIV Invitational in Chicago, remains in third place on the podium although he improves his point average to 9.01; while the American Max Homa, who revalidated his title in the Fortinet Championship, rises to 16th place, his best historical classification, since 22nd.
Rahm (7.33) maintains distances with the fifth classified American Xander Schauffele (7.40), while the fourth is still the American Patrick Cantlay (8.39). Chilean Joaquín Niemann drops one position and is twenty-first, while Mexican Abraham Ancer remains twenty-fourth and Chilean Guillermo Mito Pereira retains forty-nine.
The Colombian Sebastián Muñoz gains two positions and is 63. The Spaniards classified in the top100 are Pablo Larrazábal (70), Adri Arnaus (71) and Sergio García (77). Argentine Emiliano Grillo ranks 97th.
Jon Rahm Rodríguez, born November 10, 1994, is a Spanish professional golfer who has been playing on the PGA Tour since 2016. He has been the world's top ranked amateur player for 60 weeks. He was the best amateur at the US Open in 2016, then ranked 766 in the world.
After winning the PGA Tour's CareerBuilder Challenge in January 2018, Rahm was ranked number two in the world. After the victory at Muirfield Village in July 2020, he was ranked number one in the world. Rahm won the 2021 US Open, his first major victory. Rahm's surname comes from a Swiss ancestor who emigrated to Bilbao in the 1820s.