Jon Rahm finished the Italian Open with an accumulated total of 269 shots at the Golf Club Milano. A remarkable comeback on Sunday, with an outstanding score of 65 shots, the sixth best of the day, which bumped him up to fifteenth place in his third participation in a Rolex Series tournament in the European Tour.
Onward and upward for Rahm and counting in his first complete season as a professional. It’s the third Rolex Series tournament this year and his third top 15 in the rankings. His consistency is spectacular. In the twelve rounds he played in regular tournaments in Europe, if we add the four in the Open de France, where he finished in tenth place, those of the Irish Open, which he won, and these four from Italy, he’s accumulated a total of ten rounds below 70 shots, nine of which were consecutive: the last round of the Open de France, all four in Ireland and all four in Italy. Three tournaments, three different courses, three different types of weather conditions and the same caliber of play. Untouchable.
Despite the big comeback on Sunday, winning the race to Dubai has become a bit more difficult this week, seeing as how Tommy Fleetwood finished in sixth place, which slightly improved his position at a notably farther distance in the order of merit. However, it’s shortened the distance from second place, Sergio García, currently just over ten thousand dollars.
In any event, the young golfer from Barrika hasn’t given up yet, not even close. There are still tournaments left to play and this week he’ll have a great opportunity in the Andalucía Valderrama Masters in Spain, and Tommy Fleetwood will not be there.