Who was the first Spanish golfer to win the US Open?

Category: The Majors
John Rahm first Spanish golfer to win the US  Open

Clue

He is from Barrika, Basque Country

Answer

Jon Rahm became the first Spanish golfer to win the US Open in 2021

More about Jon Rahm's 2021 US Open win

Jon Rahm turned professional in 2016.

In June 2021 he won the US Open at Torrey Pines South Course with a total score of -6. Rahm finished the tournament with 2 colossal birdies on the 17th and 18th holes. Runner up was Louis Oosthuizen at -5.

Rahm was 26 years old when he won the tournament.

Other Spanish golfers who have won a major tournament are Sergio Garcia (1 major), Jose-Maria Olazabal (2 majors) and Seve Ballesteros (5 majors).