Jon Rahm US Open 2023 Preview – The Spaniard sneaks into the Weekend

Jon Rahm US Open 2023 Preview – The Spaniard sneaks into the Weekend
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World No. 2 Jon Rahm struggled during round two of the U.S. Open after shooting a 1-under 69 on Thursday. The Spaniard followed it up with a 3-over par 73 on Friday in round two. He currently sits in a tie for 49th place at 2-over par and is 12 strokes behind tournament leader Rickie Fowler.

Odds on Rahm to Win

Rahm’s odds to win the U.S. Open entering day three are 300/1 on most sportsbooks. Rory McIlroy is the favorite at 3-1 (+300) followed by Rickie Fowler (7/2).

Has Rahm Won the U.S. Open?

Yes, the Spaniard won the 2021 edition at Torrey Pines over South African Louis Oosthuizen by one stroke.

Jon Rahm U.S. Open Record (As a pro)


Jon Rahm U.S. Open 2022

A year ago, in his tie for 12th, Rahm put together rounds of 69, 67, 71 and 74. He finished the tournament at 1-over-par, seven strokes behind champion Matt Fitzpatrick.

Rahm earned $347,058 for his efforts.

Rahm’s form entering the tournament

Rahm’s performances haven’t been as steady after his Masters triumph, but he’s still managed nine top tens in 14 events. Aside from the Green Jacket, the Scottsdale, Arizona native has three wins this season (January to April) at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, American Express (back-to-back starts), and Genesis Invitational.

Jon Rahm Results 2022-2023 (H/T ESPN)

10/20 – 10/23
T469-62-70-69270 (-14)$462,000
12/1 – 12/4
T873-71-68-71283 (-5)
1/5 – 1/8

Sentry Tournament of Champions

Kapalua Resort (Plantation Course)
164-71-67-63265 (-27)$2,700,000
1/19 – 1/22

The American Express

Pete Dye Stadium Course
164-64-65-68261 (-27)$1,440,000
1/25 – 1/28

Farmers Insurance Open

Torrey Pines (North Course)
T773-67-66-74280 (-8)$282,750
2/9 – 2/12

WM Phoenix Open

TPC Scottsdale (Stadium Course)
368-66-68-68270 (-14)$1,380,000
2/16 – 2/19

The Genesis Invitational

Riviera Country Club
165-68-65-69267 (-17)$3,600,000
3/2 – 3/5

Arnold Palmer Invitational pres. by Mastercard

Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge
T3965-76-76-72289 (+1)$70,029
3/9 – 3/12

THE PLAYERS Championship

TPC Sawgrass (THE PLAYERS Stadium Course)
Withdrawn7171 (-1)
4/6 – 4/9

Masters Tournament

Augusta National Golf Club
165-69-73-69276 (-12)$3,240,000
4/13 – 4/16

RBC Heritage

Harbour Town Golf Links
T1572-64-69-68273 (-11)$335,000
4/27 – 4/30

Mexico Open

Vidanta Vallarta
267-68-61-67263 (-21)$839,300
5/18 – 5/21

PGA Championship

Oak Hill Country Club
T5076-68-72-71287 (+7)$37,625
6/1 – 6/4

The Memorial Tournament pres. by Workday

Muirfield Village Golf Club
T1670-70-74-74288 (E)$275,500
6/15 – 6/18

U.S. Open

Los Angeles Country Club
T4969-73142 (+2)

The 28-year-old also leads the PGA Tour FedEx Cup Rankings for 2022-2023, ahead of Max Homa and Scheffler.

Notable Stats

The following stats from the PGA Tour’s website showcase the category, value and rank on tour.

  • Strokes Gained (Total): 2.338, 2nd
  • SG Tee-to-green: 1.847, 3rd
  • SG Approach to Green: 1.062, 3rd
  • Greens In Regulation: 71.77%, 3rd
  • Scoring Average: 68.832, 2nd
  • SG Putting: .492, 17th
  • Putting average: 1.689, 2nd
  • Birdie or better conversion %: 38.16%, 2nd
  • Fairway proximity: 29’ 4, 1st
  • Eagles (Holes per): 63, 1st
  • Birdie Average: 4.84, 1st
  • Approaches from 175-225 yards: 3rd
  • Approaches from inside 100 yards: 1st


Rahm was born on November 10, 1994, in the Spanish-Basque town of Barrika. In both the 2011 European Boys’ Team Championship and the 2014 European Amateur Team Championship, he went on to win for his country.

He competed for the Sun Devils at Arizona State University, where he finished second to Phil Mickelson in terms of tournament victories with 11. Rahm established a record by remaining in first place as an amateur for 60 weeks in a row.

Rahm made history as the first golfer to win the Ben Hogan Award twice while still in college. In 2016, he attained professional status. He won his first PGA Tour match at the Farmers Insurance Open in 2017.

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