Jon Rahm has by no means performed on the Greg Norman-designed Vidanta Vallarta format that hosts this week’s Mexico Open however the match favorite mentioned on Tuesday (Apr 26) his technique for getting across the course was quite simple.
World quantity two Rahm, the highest-ranked participant competing this week in Vallarta, mentioned he didn’t normally decide on a recreation plan till he obtained to every tee and assessed the situations however did know he anticipated to begin out aggressive.
“Plan A is hit driver everywhere. If it doesn’t fit, we’ll figure it out,” US Open champion Rahm informed reporters.
“Preparation I think a lot of times is getting the touch around the greens a little bit better, get that feel, because tee to green a lot of times it’s going to vary on how you feel, the wind, pin position and how you’re hitting it that day.”
This week will mark Rahm’s eleventh begin of the season and his first since ending in a share of twenty seventh place at the Masters three weeks’ in the past.
The Spaniard has 4 top-10 finishes this season, together with at Kapalua in January the place he carded 33-under over 4 rounds solely to end one stroke behind Australian Cameron Smith, whose complete is the bottom beneath par rating in PGA Tour historical past.
While Rahm remains to be in search of his first victory since final June’s US Open at Torrey Pines he stays assured even when his outcomes this yr haven’t met his expectations.
“Numbers-wise it hasn’t been my best but, you know, I’ve been practising hard, feeling confident. It’s just golf. Sometimes you’re feeling good if things happen,” mentioned Rahm.
“Actually, golf is life; sometimes you just don’t get the results you want. I keep putting in the work so very positive about the future. I’m happy with the state my game’s at right now.”
Rahm is greater than accustomed to competing in Mexico given he has returned many instances since he debuted on the PGA Tour within the nation as an newbie in 2015 and enjoys each likelihood to return.
“I’ve been pretty much all around the world, been to a lot of places, and I always say the same thing, the Mexican hospitality’s hard to match and I think that’s one of the things that just keeps me coming back,” mentioned Rahm.
The Mexico Open is one in all two new tournaments added to the PGA Tour schedule this season together with the Jul 7-10 Scottish Open in North Berwick.
Source : channelnewsasia.com