Jon Rahm will appear at the Spanish Open

Rahm and Cabrera Bello will begin their participation in the tournament at 9:30 a.m., fifty minutes after the day opens with the first matches

by Andrea Gussoni
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Jon Rahm will appear at the Spanish Open
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Jon Rahm will begin the defense of his title in the Spanish Open golf from the 10th hole of the Villa de Madrid Country Club along with fellow Spaniard Rafael Cabrera Bello, winner in 2021, and German Paul Yannik. Rahm and Cabrera Bello will begin their participation in the tournament at 9:30 a.m., fifty minutes after the day opens with the first matches.

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Those in charge of opening the competition are the Spanish Juan Salama, the Dane Oliver Hundeboll and the Norwegian Kristian Johannesen, who will do so starting at 8:40 from hole one, and the American Sean Croker, the South African Justin Walters and the Scot Marc Warren from 10.

The British Justin Rose, winner like Rahm of the last edition of the Ryder Cup, will start with the Frenchman Victor Pérez and the Spanish Jorge Campillo starting at 2:00 p.m. from hole 1. Jon Rahm Rodríguez (Barrica, Vizcaya, November 10, 1994) is a Spanish professional golfer,5​ current number 3 in the world.6​ He was number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for sixty weeks, holding the absolute record as number one in said classification.

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, making him the first Spanish golfer to win this tournament. In 2017 he was 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 reached the number one position in the PGA world golf rankings, ousting Rory McIlroy, thus becoming the twenty-fourth number one in history, the tenth European and the second Spaniard after Severiano Ballesteros.

In 2023 he became champion of the Augusta Masters (the fourth Spaniard after Severiano Ballesteros, Jose María Olazábal and Sergio García) and won his second Ryder Cup (2018, 2023) with the European team.

Jon Rahm was born on November 10, 1994 in Barrica, Vizcaya, son of Edorta Rahm, born in Bilbao, and Ángela Rodríguez, born in Madrid. His paternal surname Rahm comes from Switzerland.8

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