ATLANTA – Jon Rahm watched last year’s Tour Championship on television, just three months removed from his college career and bound for the PGA Tour following top-5 finishes at the Quicken Loans National and RBC Canadian Open. That he enters this week’s finale fifth on the playoff points list is a testament to how well the Spaniard has played his first full year as a professional. That he also has a chance to win the European Tour’s season-long race is amazing, even to Rahm. “If I ever get to do it, it will be a really special moment,” said Rahm, who is third on the Continent’s season-long points list. “But if I get to do it in my rookie year, I mean, I can't explain it. I can't explain what
Looks like that copy of the NES game Golf discovered on the Nintendo Switch earlier this week could be a tribute to Satoru Iwata, the late president of Nintendo. The hidden copy of Golf found on every Switch console appears to reference Iwata in several ways, which is appropriate considering Iwata was the programmer on the original 1984 game. According to Switch Brew, a wiki focused on hacking and analyzing the software powering Nintendo's latest console, the game can only be launched when specific requirements are meant. SEE ALSO: Nintendo hid a copy of the NES game 'Golf' on every Switch First off, Golf can only be played when the console's date is set to July 11, the date of Iwata's death
Joost Luiten and George Coetzee will take a one-shot lead into the second round of the Portugal Masters after finishing day one seven under in Vilamoura. The pair both signed for rounds of 64 on Thursday as the majority of the field enjoyed good scoring conditions, Coetzee registering an extra birdie to make up for a dropped shot on his back nine. Luiten was first to hit the front as his poor form came to a dramatic and welcome end, the Dutchman having missed the cut in three of his last four European Tour events.