Jon Rahm, arguably the hottest player in the game at the moment, will know only too well that he has the basic essentials to play in the PNC Championship at some point. The major he needs, the ’21 US Open, is already safely in the bag. However, if he is hoping to partner his child, Kepa, who arrived in the same year as that U.S. Open win, he will need to wait eight or so years, not just for the child to grow up, but to see if he has developed as keen an interest in the sport as his dad.
It’s probably safe to say that the thought would have crossed Rahm’s mind more than once as he watched, such as Vijay Singh and his son, Qass, and Tiger Woods and his son, Charlie, competing in the PNC at the turn of the year.
Qass Singh (left) and his father Vijay SIngh take a moment to themselves after winning the PNC Championship. Photo: Ben Jared, PGA Tour via Getty Images
One of my daughters, who was representing IMG that week, said she had never seen an event so buzzing with goodwill.
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