Jon Rahm secured his first green jacket and second career major championship by winning the 2023 Masters at Augusta National. The 28-year-old Spaniard overcame a two-shot deficit to 54-hole leader Brooks Koepka and finished the tournament 12-under, four shots ahead of Koepka and Phil Mickelson.
Despite a rough start with a four-putt double bogey, Rahm's composure and consistency helped him recover immediately and he never looked back. He finished the tournament with a final-round 3-under 69. With this win, Rahm will regain the top spot of the Official World Golf Ranking for the fifth time in his career.
Jon's victory also made him the first European golfer to win both The Masters and the US Open, following his 2021 victory at Torrey Pines. He joined the exclusive club of four Spanish golfers who have won the green jacket, including Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal, and Sergio Garci.
Rahm's win has been hailed as one of the best in golf history. He showcased exceptional skill and mental fortitude, as well as a remarkable ability to maintain consistency throughout the tournament. The victory was a testament to his talent and hard work. Rahm's victory at Augusta National further solidified his status as one of the world's top golfers.
Jon's success on the golf course has inspired many and his future in the sport looks bright. The golf world eagerly awaits Rahm's next move and his potential for future victories.