SAN DIEGO – Jon Rahm withdrew from final week’s American Specific with what he described as a “tweak” he suffered whereas within the health club, however don’t count on that obscure harm to sluggish him at Torrey Pines.
“That was blown out of proportion like loopy,” Rahm stated. “I believe it was extra overdoing it within the winter, perhaps not getting relaxation. I might have performed final week. I made a decision to not simply because I did not wish to drive it; I simply needed to be 100 % positive it was going to be nice for this week.”
Rahm’s deal with this week’s Farmers Insurance coverage Open is comprehensible given his historical past on the oceanside structure. In 4 begins, the world No. 2 has received (2017), completed runner-up (2020) and tied for fifth (2019). His worst end was a T-29 in ’18.
“It is all the time a date that I’ve marked on the calendar. I really like this week. It is a terrific metropolis,” he stated. “I’m wanting ahead to it, such a particular place, hope I can sustain the nice play I had previously right here.”
Regardless of Rahm’s withdrawal from The American Specific he remains the betting favorite at Torrey Pines adopted by Rory McIlroy, who completed tied for third final yr on the South Course.