Jon Rahm Reveals How His Son Propelled Him to Glory at the DP World Tour Championship

Published 11/20/2022, 10:57 AM EST

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Jon Rahm won the final event of the European Tour after claiming the DP World Tour Championship. When asked about the motivation for his triumphant, Rahm had a different response compared to others. He gave props to his two-month son, Eneko, for his big win. Let’s take a look at what the Spaniard had to say.

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Rahm won the 2022 DP World Tour Championship after being at the top of the leaderboard for the most duration of the rounds. He finished with a score of 20 under par, only two putts ahead of Alex Norén and Tyrell Hatton.

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However, after winning the concluding event, Rahm was asked several questions including about his season. However, he shared his joy and even remembered his newborn baby boy.

Jon Rahm gives a reason for his son to clap

In the press conference, Rahm was asked how would he sum up his 2022 season. The Spaniard then revealed he was satisfied with his season, combining the wins in PGA Tour and DP World Tour.

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Three wins world wild, three wins in three different continents, yeah, it wasn’t a major championship but it’s still a really, really good season”, said the former World number one. He then brought in the birth of his son Eneko, who was born in August earlier this year.

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You know, had a second boy this year, a lot of changes at home — it also helps”. Jon Rahm then talked about receiving a video of his children from his wife Kelley. He said, “I got a lot of videos from my kids back home laughing and doing things”.

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Rahm ended by saying, “Kelley sent me a video of our youngest, Eneko, when he was clapping, and that’s what I was thinking on the last few holes, hopefully try to make him clap a little bit more”. And the video was more than enough for the Spaniard to take back home the DP World Tour Championship trophy.

Ahead of the final event, rumors had been swirling around Jon Rahm for joining LIV Golf. However, he threw away the distraction and stated his utmost focus was on the competition. He stuck up to his word and ended victoriously. However, as the season ends, his move to the lucrative Tour may seem a possibility.

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Abdul Bari is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Abdul is currently pursuing his Master’s in the same. With great affection for the world of sports, this avid golf lover turned to the course at a young age.
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