Ryder Cup, Jon Rahm sad for Sergio Garcia

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Ryder Cup, Jon Rahm sad for Sergio Garcia
Ryder Cup, Jon Rahm sad for Sergio Garcia

"I find it hard to believe that the best player and scorer of team Europe in the history of the competition cannot be part of the continental squad at the Ryder Cup in Rome." Thus Jon Rahm, from the USA where he is preparing to compete in The Memorial Tournament (PGA Tour) as a protagonist, takes a position on the story concerning Sergio Garcia.

"El Nino" recently decided to resign from the DP World Tour after Luke Donald, captain of team Europe, made it clear to him that he would have no chance of earning a place in the team. Now a member of LIV Golf, the breakaway golf league, Garcia will not be able to join the continental team.

Jon Rahm, statements

And Rahm, number 2 in the world, wanted to show all his disappointment. “It saddens me that political issues got in the way of such a beautiful event. Look what Ballesteros and Olazabal were able to do together in the Ryder Cup.

It shouldn't matter if a player is on the PGA Tour or LIV Golf. the best European players and the top American players". Jon Rahm Rodríguez is a Spanish professional golfer,5 current number 1 in the world.6 He was number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for sixty weeks, holding the all-time record as number one in that ranking.

He started as a professional in 2016, the year in which he participated in the United States Open, which he would win only five years later, on June 20, 2021, being the first Spanish golfer to win this tournament. In 2017 he was proclaimed champion of the San Diego Open, the Irish Open and the Dubai World Championship.7 On July 19, 2020, he won the Memorial Tournament (Ohio) and rose to number one in the PGA World Golf Rankings, unseating Rory McIlroy.

He is the twenty-fourth number one in history, the tenth European and the second Spanish after Severiano Ballesteros. Jon Rahm was born on November 10, 1994 in Barrica, Vizcaya, the son of Edorta Rahm, born in Bilbao, and Ángela Rodríguez, born in Madrid.

His paternal surname Rahm comes from Switzerland. In 2007 he won an award when his father took him to the Real Club de Golf Valderrama to watch the Volvo Masters live. Jon had already been practicing golf for about three years.

His first contacts with golf were at the Club Deportivo Martiartu and later he trained at the Larrabea Golf Club. At that Volvo Masters, Jon, at the age of thirteen, asked for autographs from some of the players he competed with a few years later.

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