Rahm wins Hero World Challenge

Spain's Jon Rahm hits from the fourth tee during the last round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)

Jon Rahm picked up his third victory of the year over the weekend, scoring a seven-birdie 65 to claim the Hero World Challenge title at the Albany Resort Golf Course.

Rahm started round in a three-way tie with Tony Finau and Henrik Stenson, but took the lead when Finau made bogey on the par-3 eighth hole. Rahm, from Spain, maintained the lead the rest of the way.

He gained a five-shot lead after making a birdie on the 14th.

Tournament host Tiger Woods was at the bottom of the ladder most of the tournament. He finished 19 shots behind and 17th against the 18-man field.

Rahm took home $1 million for the victory.

“It was pretty much as perfect as it could be today,” Rahm said. “To win Tiger’s event, his foundation’s event, it’s really special.”

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