Jon Rahm

Jon Rahm Rodriguez Biography

Full Name Jon Rahm
Age 29 Years old.
Birth Name Jon Rahm Rodriguez
Birth Date 1994-11-10
Gender Male

Jon Rahm Rodriguez, excellently known as Jon Rahm is a Spanish professional golfer who is well recognized for being the number one golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a record 60 weeks. He was considered the 8th best golfer in the world by Official World Golf Ranking after winning the 2017 Irish Open and he also won 11 collegiate tournaments when he played for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Jon was considered to be the number one golfer by the World Amateur Golf Ranking for a record-breaking 60 weeks. He also played as an amateur in the 2016 U.S. Open during this time. He later became world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking, first achieving that rank after winning the Memorial Tournament in July 2020.

As well, Jon won the Ben Hogan Award in 2015 and 2016, the first player to win it twice. He was also the leading individual at the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy and became the 28th player to be the No. 1-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking on 1st April 2015. Rahm won the Mark H. McCormack Medal in 2015 as the leading player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, which qualified him for the following year's U.S. Open and Open Championship. Recently in 2023, he started the year by shooting a final-round 63 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions to win by two shots ahead of Collin Morikawa. 

Nationality Spanish
Religion Christian
Horoscope Scorpio

Jon Rahm Background

Jon Rahm stepped for the very first time into the world on 10th November 1994 in Barrika, Biscay, Spain. He was born with the real name of Jon Rahm Rodriguez in a Christian religious family. He is also known by his nickname Rahmbo surname originates from a Swiss ancestor who moved to Spain in the 1780s; his father is Basque, while his mother is from Madrid. He is Spanish by nationality and mixed by ethnicity as he is of Spanish and Swiss descent. Jon's present age is 28 which he celebrated back in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Thus, his race is white.

Birth Nation Spain
Mother Angela Rodriguez
Ethnicity Mixed

Jon is the son of his father, Edorta Rahm, and his mother, Angela Rodriguez. Regarding his education, he attended Arizona State University on a golf scholarship, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. There he won 11 college golf tournaments, which is second in school history, behind only Phil Mickelson's 16 collegiate wins. 

Jon Rahm Golf Career

  • Jon Rahm started his professional career in the 2016 Open Championship and played in his first event as a pro at the Quicken Loans National. He held or shared the lead for the first two rounds and finished tied for third place, four strokes behind the winner, Billy Hurley III.
  • He then won the Farmers Insurance Open with a 60-foot eagle putt on the final hole to notch his maiden PGA Tour title in late January 2017 and jumped from 137th to 46th in the Official World Golf Ranking with the win.
  • He also played in his first World Golf Championships event at the WGC-Mexico Championship where he shot rounds of 67-70-67-68 (-12) to finish T3 on 2nd March 2017, two strokes behind winner Dustin Johnson.
  • In his second WGC event, the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, he was runner-up to Dustin Johnson in the championship match. Jon debuted as the No. 21-seed in the field of 64 and went 3-0 in round-robin play, defeating Kevin Chappell 3 & 2, Shane Lowry 2 & 1, and countryman Sergio Garcia 6 & 4.
  • He finished tied for 27th place in his first Masters and then finished 4th in the Wells Fargo Championship and joint runner-up in the Dean & DeLuca Invitational and finished the regular season in sixth place in the FedEx Cup rankings.
  • Also, he won the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, the final event of the 2017 European Tour season, and was awarded the European Tour Rookie of the Year for finishing as the highest-ranked rookie in the Race to Dubai.
  • He began 2018 by finishing runner-up eight strokes behind Dustin Johnson at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii, and won the CareerBuilder Challenge after a sudden death playoff with Andrew Landry.
  • He has become renowned for his fiery on-course temper, which came to the fore during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where he slammed his club into the ground.
  • He qualified for the European team participating in the 2018 Ryder Cup from September 2-18 and won the limited-field Hero World Challenge tournament in the Bahamas on 2nd December 2018.
  • He won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on the PGA Tour with partner Ryan Palmer on 28th April 2019 and finished tied for 3rd at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California on 16th June 2019.
  • On 7th July 2019, he won the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Open at Lahinch Golf Club as well as he won his second consecutive Open de Espana at Club de Campo in Madrid on 6th October 2019.
  • He won the season-long Race to Dubai title on the European Tour with a victory at the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai on 24th November 2019, and won the European Tour Golfer of the Year award.
  • As well, he won the Memorial Tournament, lifting him to number one in the Official World Golf Ranking on 19th July 2020, and won the BMW Championship, the second tournament of the FedEx Cup Playoffs on 30th August 2020.
  • It was announced on 4th January 2021 that Rahm had signed a multi-year agreement with Callaway Golf Company, ending his association with TaylorMade that began when he turned professional.
  • He prepared to travel to Tokyo to prepare for the competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics in July, after a tie for the third finish at the Open Championship.
  • He shot rounds of 63-67-67 to share a tie for the lead alongside Cameron Smith at The Northern Trust in August 2021 and won the PGA Player of the Year award presented by the PGA of America for his performance on the 2020-2021 PGA Tour, as well as the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award for lowest scoring average.
  • He played on the European team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin in September 2021 after which he started off 2022 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort in Hawaii. He shot 33 under par for four rounds including a 61 in the third round.
  • He finished one shot out of the playoff between Luke List and Will Zalatoris at the Farmers Insurance Open, ultimately settling for a tied-third finish.
  • He won the Mexico Open for his seventh career PGA Tour victory on 1st May 2022 and in September, he shot a final-round 62, to finish tied-second at the BMW PGA Championship, one shot behind Shane Lowry.
  • He also won the European Tour's season-ending DP World Tour Championship in November 2022 as well as he won by two shots ahead of Tyrrell Hatton and Alex Norén. It was his ninth European Tour win and fifth Rolex Series win.
  • Subsequently, Rahm started 2023 by shooting a final-round 63 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions to win by two shots ahead of Collin Morikawa and made up a six-shot deficit going into the final round.
  • He then won The American Express, shooting 27-under-par for four rounds to beat Davis Thompson by one shot and was in contention to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
  • Jon was two shots behind leader Sam Ryder going into the final round. But, a final round 74 saw him finish in a tie for seventh place.
  • He finished third at the WM Phoenix Open and in February, he won the Genesis Invitational to reclaim the #1 ranking in the world which was Rahm's fifth worldwide win in nine starts.

Awards and Achievements

  • Ben Hogan Award
  • Mark H. McCormack Medal
  • Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year
  • Race to Dubai winner
  • European Tour Golfer of the Year
  • European Tour Players' Player of the Year
  • PGA Tour leading money winner
  • PGA Player of the Year
  • Vardon Trophy
  • Byron Nelson Award  

Jon Rahm's Wife and Children

Marital Status Married
Girlfriend Kelley Cahill
Wife Kelley
Children 2
Sexual Orientation Straight

Jon Rahm is a married man. He exchanged vows with his beautiful American wife, Kelley Cahill in 2019. The couple is also blessed parents, as just days before the start of the 2021 Masters, Jon became a dad when he and his wife, Kelley, welcomed their first child, Kepa Cahill Rahm. On 5th August, the Rahm family grew by one as the couple introduced the world to their second son, Eneko Cahill Rahm.

Jon and Kelly both seem extremely happy in their domestic life. She's supportive of him and the profession that he is in. There's much love between the two. Basically, her understanding and their strong love bond have helped them stay glued for this long. Concerning Jon's sexual orientation, he is straight.

Jon Rahm's Net Worth

Jon Rahm is among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever he embarks on. He has a net worth of $16 million as of 2023 and he also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around $7,705,933 per year. He has gained a handsome amount of money from his profession as his major source of income is his golfing career and he is sincere in his work.

Net Worth $16 Million
Salary $7,705,933 per year
Source of Wealth Golf Career

Besides, Jon has been sponsored by Callaway Golf Company, Rolex SA, Mercedes-Benz, Silverleaf Country Club, and NetJets Inc. He has the access to all the world's luxury and comfort. He couldn't have been more thankful to god for what he's blessed with. 

Jon Rahm Height and Weight

Jon Rahm has unarguably accomplished a decent height career-wise. He is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall and his body weighs around 220 lb (100 kg; 16 st). He has good-looking light brown hair and dark brown eyes color.

Besides, Jon's body build type is athletic. His ethical background is probably one of the reasons for his bold and extremely attractive personality.

Face Color Edorta Rahm
Height 1.88 m
Weight 99.8 Kg
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown