Semifinalist #5: Jon Rahm, Arizona State


Rahm_JonJon Rahm

Arizona State


Barrika, Spain






  • Is the No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Rankings and Scratch Players World Rankings and is second in the Golfstat Rankings and Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.
  • Is the only player in the world listed among the top 5 in each of the four ranking systems.
  • Earned the top spot on the European Palmer Cup team in 2015 after helping lead his side to victory last summer with a 3.5-point performance.
  • Won the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy given to the medalist of the World Team Amateur, breaking Jack Nicklaus’ scoring record by six shots.
  • Tied for fifth at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in February, becoming the first amateur to place in the top 5 at a PGA TOUR event since 2008.
  • Has won three college tournaments in 2014-15, the Duck Invitational, ASU Thunderbird and Bill Cullum Invite.
  • Has posted nine consecutive top-8 finishes at college events.
  • Owns a 68.79 stroke average over 34 rounds on the year, finishing under par in eight of 11 events.
  • Won the Spanish Amateur Championship last summer.
  • Advanced to the round of 16 at the 2014 United States Amateur.

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