SAN DIEGO (AP) — The hard part, at first, was having to walk off the course with a six-shot lead and no chance to finish the tournament. Learning on national TV that he had tested positive for COVID-19 didn’t help, either.
Once the initial shock wore off, Jon Rahm shifted his focus away from the course. Concern became the overwhelming emotion, for himself, his wife and infant son, his parents, who had just flown in from Spain.
“I wasn’t there when my parents met my son and I hadn’t seen my parents in over a year, almost a year and a half. Those are . . .