Jon Rahm is the man of the hour…
The 25-year-old Spanish professional golfer has been named the 2019 European Tour Golfer of the Year.
Rahm finished the year as the No. 1-ranked player on the Euro Tourwith victories at the Irish Open, Spanish Open and the World Tour Championshipin Dubai.
He finished second at the BMW PGA Championship and Andalucia Masters.
In the United States, Rahm finished tied for ninth at The Masters and tied for third at the U.S. Open.
Rahm was selected by a panel of golf media. Ireland’s Shane Lowry, who won The Open, finished second in the voting.
Rahm joins Seve Ballesteros (1986, 88, 91) and Sergio Garcia (2017) as the third Spaniard to receive the European Tour’s Golfer of the Year award.