Jon Rahm shot a seven-under-par on Friday at the LIV tournament in Las Vegas (USA) and positioned himself second, two strokes behind the leaders, Bryson DeChambeau and Dustin Johnson. Following his two-under-par start on the opening day, Rahm delivered an error-free round with seven birdies to remain in contention heading into the final day, scheduled for Saturday.
They have a cumulative score of nine under par.
Jon Rahm, results
In this first stop in the US in 2024 for the controversial Saudi circuit, DeChambeau and Johnson carded a 62, eight under par, and hold a cumulative score of -11.
Chilean Joaquín Niemann and Spaniard David Puig trail the leaders by five points (-6). Mexican Abraham Ancer has a cumulative score of five under par after shooting two under par on Friday. Spaniards Sergio García and Eugenio López Chacarra are further back, both with a cumulative score of three under par.
Jon Rahm Rodríguez (Barrica, Vizcaya, November 10, 1994) is a Spanish professional golfer,5 current number 3 in the world. 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.
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, José María Olazábal and Sergio García) and won his second Ryder Cup (2018, 2023) with the European team.