World’s number-one amateur golfer is Spanish

BUDDING Spanish golfer Jon Rahm Rodriguez has been crowned the world’s number-one amateur player.

Rahm Rodriguez, 20, tops the 2015 World Amateur Golf Ranking and will join the likes of Sergio Garcia and Miguel Jimenez at the US and British Open.

“I am honoured by this award,” he said.

“I also feel great pride in being the first Spanish golfer to receive this distinction.”

Ireland’s Leona Maguire was announced as the leading women’s amateur.

Source: Olive Press