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Rahm's wild day ends with Memorial win and No. 1 ranking

Jon Rahm, Jack Nicklaus
Posted at 11:48 PM, Jul 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-19 23:48:22-04

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Jon Rahm is No. 1 in the world with his victory in the Memorial on a Sunday with far more drama than he would have liked.

Rahm had an eight-shot lead at the turn.

It was down to three shots with three holes to play. And then the Spaniard holed a flop shop from behind the 16th green that would have made Spanish idol Seve Ballesteros proud.

It gave him a birdie, which later was changed to a bogey because it was deemed he slightly moved the ball before the shot.

It didn't affect the outcome. He won by three.