If you learn more about a player in defeat than you do in victory, Jon Rahm’s demeanor was telling on Sunday following the final round of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational. Just moments after failing to convert a 12-footer for birdie at the 72nd hole that would have forced extra holes against Kevin Kisner, Rahm was asked about the missed opportunity. In his first season on the PGA Tour, the Spaniard has proven to be a singular talent with seven top-10 finishes and a victory earlier this year at the Farmers Insurance Open. If the 22-year-old, who admits he’s an emotional player, didn’t exactly take the long view just moments after finishing his round that should be neither a surprise nor a concern considering what he’s already accomplished in his brief career.
Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here's what's weighing on our writers' minds. On Colonial and the beauty of a short course: In three weeks the golf world will descend on Erin Hills for the U.S. Open, a course that can be stretched to over 8,000 yards. For the modern professional game, longer has somehow been confused for better, but on Sunday storied Colonial Country Club proved that adage wrong – again. At just over 7,200 yards, Colonial is the shining exception to the modern rule, with Kevin Kisner winning the event with a 10-under total over a leaderboard that included a bomber (Jon Rahm), a mid-length player (Jordan Spieth) and, well, Kisner. The game doesn’t
Jimmy Stanger and Thomas Walsh came through in the clutch for the Wahoos. Senior Jimmy Stanger and Sophomore Thomas Walsh vaulted the Virginia golf team to the next stage of the NCAA Championship on Sunday. Virginia sits in a tie for 7th headed into Mondays fourth round.