The PGA Tour has ended for Jon Rahm in 2016. The Basque golfer finished the year out with the OHL classic at Mayakoba, a tournament with which he has a very special relationship because it was where he made his debut in the American tour. However, the week didn’t go as well as the golfer from Barrika had hoped for.
He started off with three good rounds of 67, 69 and 69 shots, all under par and below 70 shots. A good rhythm, although the playing conditions were very good and he needed to accelerate his game in order to reach the top. Rahm, faithful to his style, went all out in the last round but this time it didn’t turn out so well. He shot a 73 and fell back quite a bit in the rankings, finishing in 50th place.
Precisely, that final round of 73 shots broke an extraordinary stretch of 25 consecutive rounds at par or under par. He hadn’t lost against the course since the last round in the Royal Troon Open Championship in the PGA Tour.
Thus, Rahm kicked the season off with three tournaments, having made three cuts, two top 15s and 45th place in the FedEX Cup. A good way to get the year started. Now, he’s got all five senses ready to put to work in the World Cup, which will be held next week in Australia. Rahm will defend the Spanish flag with Rafa Cabrera Bello. Both golfers are looking for that extra push to a sensational season thus far.