Jon Rahm Rodriguez is a professional golfer from Spain. He was the number one golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. He was the low amateur at the 2016 U. S. Open. Before that, he was ranked No. 551 in official world golf ranking. In only 10 months he climbed 539 steps ahead and is at No. 12, as of 3 April 2017.
Jon Rahm’s PGA earnings have had a big hand in his net worth
He was born on 10 November 1994 in Barrika, Spain to Edorta and Angela. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in communications. Growing up, he participated in various sports like soccer, canoeing, jai alai.
He is also a martial art player. He plays Kung fu. He is the 28th player to be the No.1 golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. He held the position for 25 consecutive weeks. After a break for 5 weeks, he again held the place for another 35 consecutive weeks. His PGA Tour earnings of 2017 are $3,518,145. His net worth is around $4 million.
He is the only two-time winner of the Ben Hogan Award in2015 and 2016.He is a four-time NCAA All-American. He has also won Jack Nicklaus award in 2016.
Jon Raham’s girlfriend is also an athlete
He is currently dating Kelley Cahilli, a fellow student from Arizona State University. His girlfriend is also an athlete. She was a two-star tennis recruit right after High School. She tried for Arizona State University Track and Field Team focusing on Javelin. Her career best throw is 34.92m (114’7”) at the 2013 ASU.
She frequently travels with him to tournaments. Her social media is filled with pictures of them together and refers to him as “love” in most of her captions. She is good at flaunting her toned athletic body in her pictures which have made them one of the power couples of golf.