Jon Rahm: "Seve was my hero"
The 22 Basque golfer is in confident mood ahead of the tournament: "If I felt I couldn't win, then I wouldn't compete".
Jon Rahm will tee off for the first time tomorrow morning as the 22 year old makes his Augusta Masters debut. “It really is a dream come true" tweeted the Barrika (Vizcaya) born golfer. Even their bookies are expecting great things from Rahm in Georgia with the golfer currently lying between fourth and seventh favourite to wear the famous green jacket come Sunday.
Paired up with Tanihara and Irish man Rory McIlroy, Rahm has endeared the US media with the frankness of opinion. “If I didn't think I could win, then I wouldn't be here". One has to go back to 1979 for the last debutante to wear the green jacket when American Fuzzy Zoeller won the Masters.