TORREY PINES, Calif.– As Jon Rahm depends on the cusp of winning his 3rd PGA Tour occasion in as several begins this year, he isn’t avoiding what might be a historical win at a training course– Torrey Pines– where he’s had a lot of success.
“I’m aware very few people have been able to do this,” Rahm stated. “I don’t take it for granted because who knows how long until one of those comes again.”
He has actually won 4 of his previous 6 begins worldwide over the previous 3 months and also is the preferred in San Diego this week.
Should Rahm win at Torrey Pines this week– where he has actually won two times, consisting of the 2021 UNITED STATE Open– it would certainly be the 19th time considering that 1997 that a gamer has actually won 3 straight PGA Tour occasions. Tiger Woods is accountable for 14 of those previous 18 incidents.
By all accounts, nobody is playing far better golf than the 28-year-old Rahm, yet he is stillNo 3 on the Official World Golf Rankings after winning the American Express competition last week and also the Sentry Tournament of Champions 2 weeks prior to that.
A win or a top-3 surface this week at the Farmers Insurance Open would certainly alter that.
Torrey Pines matches Rahm and also his left-to-right sphere trip well, particularly offered just how much the grown-out harsh engulf shots that miss out on the fairway. Rahm won his very first PGA tour occasion below in 2017 where he had, as he placed it Tuesday, the very best driving week of his profession. He’s intending to reproduce that once again this week.
“I’m really comfortable over the ball right now,” Rahm stated. “The confidence in my swing is pretty high.”
As Justin Thomas explained Tuesday, any type of program appears to establish well for Rahm offered the method he has actually been striking the sphere.
“When you start driving it like he does, hitting irons like he does and then he gets just a halfway decent putting week,” Thomas stated. “He’s going to be tough to beat.”