Jon Rahm extends lead at Spanish Stroke Play
VIZCAYA, Spain (July 24, 2015) — Round two of the Spanish National Stroke Play championship concluded Friday at Laukariz Country Club.
First-round leader Jon Rahm kept his momentum going with another 3-under par 69 to grab a 3-shot lead over the field. Rahm is the number four ranked amateurgolf.com golfer in the world and his impressive resume includes the 2015 Ben Hogan Award recipient, 2014 World Amateur Champion, and a top-5 at this year’s Waste Management Phoenix Open. Rahm will be a senior this fall at Arizona State.
Trailing Rahm by three shots is Scott Fernandez of Granada, Spain. Fernandez completed his college career at Iowa State last spring and made his mark as the top golfer in the program’s history with school-records in many categories includes wins and scoring average.
Rounding out the top five are Ivan Cantero at 2-under, Pep Angles at 1-under, and Jordi Panes sharing fifth with Inigo Benaran at even-par.