Rest keys Rahm to Race to Dubai title


After Jon Rahm won both the DP World Tour Championship and the Race to Dubai title, signifying a $5 million payday, he rushed to credit all the golf he didn’t play in the most recent month.

Rahm has been occupied for this present year, winning multiple times in Europe in addition to a group title with Ryan Palmer at the Zurich Classic. Be that as it may, the Spaniard hasn’t played since winning the Open de Espana toward the beginning of October, making a six-week break before the European Tour season finale.

Rahm gave no indications of rust in Dubai, shooting a last round 68 to edge Tommy Fleetwood by a shot and bookend his break with a couple of triumphs.

“It was required,” Rahm said. “For every one of these individuals who feel that you have to work constantly, and continue working each day and not rest, I surmise this is clear evidence that you need some rest once in a while.”

Full-field scores from the DP World Tour Championship

An integral explanation behind Rahm’s break is the means by which occupied he hopes to be one year from now, when he likely adds an Olympic appearance to a generally packed timetable. In any case, he additionally invested some energy with fiancee Kelley Cahill, as the two are set to get hitched one month from now.

It brought about an uncommon break for the 25- year-old, who told correspondents recently that he didn’t contact a club for a whole month.

“I’m not going to mislead anybody, it was difficult to let down and step away for a smidgen,” Rahm said. “(Kelley and I) spend such an extensive amount our life settling on choices only for me and my golf match-up that it was decent to simply, you know, advise her for a month in a row, ‘What would you like to do,’ right, rather than what do I have to do. It was pleasant to have the option to do that.”

The pending pre-marriage ceremony were still at the forefront of Rahm’s thoughts in the wake of sinking the last putt to verify a seven-figure check. As Cahill welcomed him on the last green, he advised her with a smile, “Wedding blessing.”

The best pictures of Jon Rahm with his life partner Kelley Cahill on and off the fairway.

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