Jon Rahm will compete in the BMW Championship starting this Thursday, third playoff of the FedEx Cup, which will be the final determining factor in who will qualify for the grand finale in East Lake, Atlanta.
The top 70 golfers of the FedEx Cup will be playing this week, and the top 30 will make it through to the Tour Championship. Rahm can rest easy knowing that he has already secured his presence in the final tournament. His spot in the top 20 guarantees that he goes on, independently of his outcome in the BMW, and thus he’ll have the opportunity to win the FedEx Cup. However, the better he finishes this week, the more options he’ll have to win.
In fact, Jon’s main objective when the playoffs started was none other than to reach the top 5 in the rankings to solely depend on himself to win the FedEx Cup. He can still do it, although he’s a bit behind. He would need to win the BMW in order to achieve his goal.
This week’s tournament will be held on the Aronimink course in Pennsylvania, a Donald Ross centenary course with a rich history in the US. Rahm is confident that he’ll maintain the same high caliber of play off the tee, and he was one of the best in that area in the Dell Technologies last week once again, as well as improving his performance with the irons and on the greens, where he’s still been a bit inconsistent lately.
Jon will play on Thursday and Friday with Patton Kizzire and Tommy Fleetwood. The golfer from Barrika will attempt to get the bad taste out of his mouth from last week, where his game was better than reflected in the results.