Sunday, 19 November 2017
Jon Rahm with his caddie Adam Hayes in Dubai  (Getty Images)
Jon Rahm with his caddie Adam Hayes in Dubai (Getty Images)

Following Jon Rahm's victory in the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, europeantour.com looks at the key facts and figures surrounding the Spaniard's victory at Jumeirah Golf Estates. 

- His second European Tour International Schedule victory in his 15th official European Tour event

- His second European Tour victory of the season, having triumphed at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation

- He is the first player to win multiple Rolex Series events

- A win moves him to as high as fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking

- He is the first debutant to win the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

- He is the first European Tour Rookie to win the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai

- He is just the third Rookie to finish in the top five of the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex (formerly the Order of Merit). The previous two were also Spanish – José María Olazábal (1986) and Sergio Garcia (1999)

- He is the second Spanish winner of the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai after Alvaro Quiros (2011)

- It is his first European Tour victory in the Middle East

- This is the eighth European Tour victory by a Spanish player this season, after Sergio Garcia (Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Masters Tournament and Andalucia Valderrama Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation), Alvaro Quiros (Rocco Forte Open – Verdura, Sicily), Jon Rahm (Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation), Rafa Cabrera Bello (Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open) and Adrian Otaegui (Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play)

- This is the 181st European Tour victory for a player from Spain

- This is his third professional victory, having also won on the US PGA Tour earlier this year in the Farmers Insurance Open

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1RAHM, JonESP18-19
T2LOWRY, ShaneIRL18-18
T2APHIBARNRAT, KiradechTHA18-18
T4GARCIA, SergioESP18-17
T4BURMESTER, DeanRSA18-17
T4ROSE, JustinENG18-17

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