the spanish golfer Jon Rahm has conquered the Sentry Tournament of Champions, an event belonging to the American PGA circuit, after signing a great comeback on the last day and snatching victory from Collin Morikawa.
The one of Barrika aHe faced the last day seven shots from behind from the American, but he was able to bring out his best game to take the victory in Hawaii, where the 39 winners of the previous year gathered and where the season started.
The Biscayan golfer did not start well, with a bogey on hole 1 that left him nine strokes from victory, but from then on he was unstoppable and scored nine birdies and a spectacular eagle for close his card with 63 strokes, ten below par.
His masterly round also had the small help from Morikawa, who had played at a high level the first three days, but could only score 72 (-1). The American, champion of the British Open (2021) and the PGA Championship (2020), saw Rahm overcome his six-shot lead in the last seven holes.
“It’s been a bit of a crazy day, I’m not going to lie. I was thinking that I was going to need a small miracle and after the bogey on hole 1, I was going to need something like a bigger miracle,” said the Basque, who managed his eighth victory on the PGA Tour and that he confessed that he feels that “since August” he has been “the best player in the world“.