Jon Rahm just four back at Phoenix Open
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jon Rahm, a junior from
Arizona State, shot a five-under 66 on Saturday
at TPC Scottsdale and after making the cut at
the PGA TOUR's Waste Management Phoenix
Open, Spain's top-ranked amateur has a shot to
Rahm is just a stroke out of second place, which
is held by Hideki Matsuyama, Brooks Koepka,
and Zach Johnson, while Martin Laird holds first
place by three shots.
FRIDAY'S RECAP: Jon Rahm makes
cut at Phoenix Open
Rahm made seven birdies on moving day,
including two in the final four holes to reach the
top-five after a bogey on 14 dropped him back
outside the top-10.
Rahm will try on Sunday to become the
first amateur to win a PGA
TOUR event since fellow Sun Devil Phil Mickelson
did it way back in 1991
at the Northern Telecom Open, a tournament
which eventually became the
Chrysler Classic of Tucson, ending in 2006.