Winner’s Circle: Jon Rahm Claims Victory at 2022 Mexico Open

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm celebrates on the 18th hole after winning the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)

Jon Rahm carded a final-round 2-under 69 to claim a one-shot victory at the 2022 Mexico Open.

The 27-year old Spaniard finished his final day at Vidanta Vallarta with one bogey offset by three birdies, including a late gain on the par-5 14th hole, to reach 17-under par – one better than Brandon Wu (63), Tony Finau (63) and Kurt Kitayama (68).

For his first win of the 2022 season, Rahm earned $1,314,000 and 500 FedExCup points. He will move to No. 9 on the PGA Tour’s money list and sixth in the FedExCup standings. He also picked up 32 Official World Golf Ranking points to strentgthen his hold on the second spot behind Scottie Scheffler.


Jon Rahm Pro-File

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm plays a shot on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas via Getty Images)

Full Name: Jon Rahm
Nationality Spain
Height: 6′ 2″
Weight: 220 lb
Birthdate: November 10, 1994 (age 27)
Native: Barrika, Spain
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
College: Arizona State University
Turned Pro: 2016
PGA Tour Rookie: 2017
Highest World Rank: 1st


2022 Mexico Open: Top Performers

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm celebrates on the 18th hole after winning the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas via Getty Images)
Top-5 Scores

Pos-Name-Score (Rd 4)
1. Jon Rahm -17 (-2)
2. Brandon Wu -16 (-8)
2. Tony Finau -16 (-8)
2. Kurt Kitayama -16 (-3)
5. Davis Riley -15 (-3)

Top-5 Check Cashers

Pos-Name (Money)
1. Jon Rahm ($1,314,000)
2. Brandon Wu ($552,367)
2. Tony Finau ($552,367)
2. Kurt Kitayama ($552,367)
5. Davis Riley ($299,300)


Jon Rahm’s Winning Numbers

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm plays a shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)
Topline Stats

Driving: 340.4 yards (1st)
Fairways: 36/52, 69.2% (15th)
Greens: 55/72, 76.4% (7th)
Putts: 1.727 (32nd)
Biridies: 20 (9th)
Strokes Gained: Total: 13.774 (1st)

Scoring

Round-By Round
Rd 1: 64 (-7, T1)
Rd 2: 66 (-12, 1st)
Rd 3: 68 (-15, 1st)
Rd 4: 69 (-17, 1st)

Hole Scoring
Par-3: -2 (2 Birdies, 18 Pars)
Par-4: -3 (1 Eagle, 6 Birdies, 24 Pars, 5 bogeys)
Par-5: -12 (12 Birdies, 4 Pars)


Jon Rahm’s 2022 PGA Tour Season

Starts: 11
Cuts Made: 10
Wins: 1 (Mexico)
Additional Top 10: 4
Earnings: $3,573,830 (9th)
FedExCup Pts: 1,270 (6th)
World Rank Before/After: 2/2


Rahm’s Career Victories

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm poses with the trophy after winning the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas via Getty Images)

Majors: 1
2021 U.S. Open

PGA Tour: 6
2022 Mexico Open
2020 The Memorial Tournament
2020 BMW Championship
2019 Zurich Classic
2018 CareerBuilder Challenge
2017 Farmers Insurance Open

European Tour: 6
2019 Open de Espana
2019 DP World Tour Championship
2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open
2018 Open de Espana
2017 DP World Tour Championship
2017 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

PGA Tour Unofficial: 1
2018 Hero World Challenge


WITB: Jon Rahm

Jon Rahm Wins 2022 Mexico Open
Jon Rahm plays a shot on the 4th hole during the final round of the Mexico Open at Vidanta on May 1, 2022 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas via Getty Images)

Jon Rahm plays a full Callaway bag (driver, irons, wedges, putter) and Callaway Chrome Soft X golf ball.

Driver: Callaway Rogue ST Triple Diamond LS (10.5˚)
3-wood: Callaway Rogue ST Triple Diamond T HL (16.5˚)
5-wood: Callaway Rogue ST Triple Diamond T (18˚)
Iron: Callaway X Forged UT ’21 (22˚)
Iron: Callaway Apex TCB (4-PW)
Gap : Callaway Jaws Forged (52°)
Sand: Callaway Jaws Forged (55˚)
Lob: Callaway Jaws Forged (60˚)
Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG Rossie S (37 in)
Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft X

Source: GolfWRX.com


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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