‘Absolute Gentleman’- Golf World Reacts to Jon Rahm’s Incredibly Heartwarming Gesture at European Tour Event

Published 10/11/2021, 10:30 AM EDT
Aug 27, 2021; Owings Mills, Maryland, USA; Jon Rahm waves to fans after sinking his putt on the first hole during the second round of the BMW Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports


Jon Rahm has a reputation that he sometimes gets angry on course. On several occasions, he has let his emotions get the better of him after an unsatisfactory shot and, hence, the reputation. However, Rahm is undoubtedly one of the sweetest golfers off the course.

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At the recently concluded Open De Espana, Rahm finished T-17 with a score of 13-under par, much to the dismay of the crowd. Fellow Spaniard Rafa Cabrera Bello won the title by defeating Adri Arnaus in the playoff.

Sep 5, 2021; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Jon Rahm lines a putt on the 7th hole during the final round of the Tour Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports

However, Rahm was still a favorite among the crowd and was spotted interacting with them. Patiently, he stood for a while to sign caps and golf balls for the children.

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Jon Rahm charms twitter with this sweet gesture

The Spanish crowds love him, and he made sure to pay them his respect. Moreover, the US Open winner completely won over the crowd.

For a long time, Rahm stood in front of a queue of children, giving away autographs and clicking photographs. Additionally, in an extremely sweet gesture, he said, “I’m going to sign all the children, no matter how long it takes.”

And it is important to note that Rahm was once a part of the crowd himself! Yes, pictures of a young Rahm getting his t-shirt signed were posted on Twitter. Hence, he clearly knows how much a couple of minutes’ attention means to a young fan.

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His behavior with the crowd completely charmed fans on Twitter. Amongst a huge list of praises, some of them said-

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This tournament holds a special place for the Spaniard who has studied and lived in the US for the most part of his career. Talking about the love he receives from the Spanish fans, he said, “I’m not used to seeing any of that. So, I realized you know how much I mean to the Spanish crowd and, you know, how much they mean to me.”

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Finally, the 2-time-winner of the tournament revealed that the love he receives from the fans is what motivates him to return every year. He said, “That’s why I keep coming every year and try to make them proud.”

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Ishita Bhargava

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Ishita Bhargava is a Golf content writer at Essentially Sports. Currently pursuing her undergraduate degree from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, she has a keen interest in sports and fitness. When not playing or watching a sports event, Ishita can be seen spending time with her pets or binge-watching.

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