Larry Bohannan and Shad Powers break down the ins and outs of 2019’s Desert Classic.
Richard Lui, Palm Springs Desert Sun
January in La Quinta. April in Madrid. September in Paris. December in the Bahamas.
The life of a jet-setting playboy? The agenda for a hard-driving corporate CEO?
In reality, it’s Jon Rahm, one of golf’s fastest-rising stars, living his dream of being a global golfer.
Rahm’s three individual wins and his contributions to the victory by the European Ryder Cup team took the 24-year-old star to virtually every point on the compass in 2018, a winning journey that started in La Quinta at the Desert Classic.
“I’ve always wanted to be a global player,” said Rahm, who defends his Desert Classic title this week. “So I just feel like when I play the PGA Tour and then I go to Europe, it’s kind of like a fresh start because it’s a little different golf courses, different…