Although Jon Rahm went on to tie for the lead on Thursday at the Farmers Insurance Open, he wasn’t entirely happy with his game.
Jon Rahm went through a brief trance of complete rage during his second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
On the 2nd hole on the North Course, Rahm hit a drive that he clearly wasn’t happy with. As his playing partners walked off, Rahm stayed on the tee box and vented his rage.
The Spaniard slammed his driver on the ground multiple times. He is known for his fiery behavior on the PGA Tour, but this was a particularly strong outburst. (video below)
However, Rahm’s woes were fairly short-lived on Thursday. He went on to par the 495-yard par-4, which was his 11th hole of the day, and shot a 7-under-par 65.
He shares the halfway lead with Americans Justin Thomas and Adam Schenk on 13-under-par. Thomas was also in scintillating form, carding a 9-under-par 63 on the North Course.
Despite being in the thick of contention and showing great form in 2022 in general, this outburst is not the World No. 1’s only show of anger this week in San Diego.
On day one on Wednesday, Rahm was overheard saying “hey, shut the hell up” in the direction of PGA Tour on-course commentator John Maginnes, but it is unclear as to who he aimed the comment at.
Last week at The American Express, where he finished tied 14th, Rahm was overheard describing the event as a “putting contest.”
This comment was met with opposition by six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo, who said he didn’t hear Rahm complaining when he shot 33-under-par in second place at the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Faldo also couldn’t understand his outburst on the second hole. “Top of the leaderboard and he is losing his head.” Rahm’s quest for improvement and perfection is clearly never ending.
The 27-year-old has an affinity with Torrey Pines. He won the Farmers Insurance Open in 2017 and won the US Open at the venue in 2021.
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— The Loop (@GoToTheLoop) January 27, 2022
Article originally appeared on: Golfmagic.com
4 thoughts on “WATCH: Jon Rahm slams club in rage at Farmers Insurance Open”
I kind of grew out of that by the time I was his age. He should too!
Somebody’s been feeding him too much uppers, you know what I mean? lol
It is great to see golf players can display as much competitive fire and drive as football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, etc….players.
Rahm is becoming the Tommy Bolt of the tour( look him up on Google, if you don’t know of him)….STOP IT, you play for millions of dollars in a sport for a living..makes you look like an ass.