Jon Rahm Sends a Message to All His Haters – ‘Hopefully This Is the Beginning’

Published 10/27/2021, 2:21 PM EDT
Jun 20, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; Jon Rahm celebrates and kisses the trophy after winning he U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports


Jon Rahm is currently the world no.1 player, according to OWGR. Moreover, he has been in excellent form since 2020 and has won six PGA Tours and a major championship in his career so far. Furthermore, his recent performance in the 2020-21 PGA Tour season was exceptional.

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Meanwhile, Jon Rahm is a slightly unconventional player, and hence, few people have criticized him and have said he will never become a successful golfer. However, Rahm has shut all his critics and has had a remarkable career so far. Moreover, recently, Rahm gave a befitting reply to all his haters. So let us see what exactly he said.

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Jon Rahm gives an apt response to all the haters 

Jon Rahm had an equipment change earlier this year, and it has worked in favor of him so far. However, when he made this equipment change, Rahm faced a lot of heat from a few people who said that Rahm is only chasing money. Meanwhile, the Spanish golfer recently appeared on the No Laying Up podcast, where they asked him what he wants to say to his haters.

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“For all of you, you know, experts of the game who said, Oh, you know, John’s not gonna make it. I don’t know why he’s changing. Oh, he’s only chasing the money. No, I’ve repeatedly said I don’t do this for the money,” said Rahm. 

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“I saw an opportunity to improve my game. And I think based on how I’ve played this year, I’ve proven it right even through money. In fact, to change, I’ve had arguably the best year of my career. So hopefully, this is the beginning of a great stretch of golf.” 

Jun 20, 2021; San Diego, California, USA; Jon Rahm reacts to his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Golf Course. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

Meanwhile, the 2020-21 PGA Tour season was the best season for Jon Rahm in his career so far. He won his first major championship, the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, with an incredible performance. 

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Hence, Jon Rahm confidently gave a reply to all his haters. Moreover, Rahm also said that he is hopeful of continuing this form in the 2021-22 PGA Tour season as well. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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