Jon Rahm dishes the dirt after meeting PGA Tour players at Augusta

After meeting PGA Tour players for the first time since joining LIV Golf at Augusta, Jon Rahm spills the beans, saying, “He’s not even looked at me.”

During The Masters, Jon Rahm disclosed to Golf Channel Latin America that he was not even allowed to look at him by a PGA Tour player.

The 29-year-old LIV Golf star Rahm had a dismal T45 finish on 9-over par on Sunday at Augusta National during his title defense.

He trailed two-time Masters champion and current World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler by 20 shots at the end.

Rahm had to give the green jacket to Scheffler because he was the previous winner.

Rahm said he had trouble doing that.

Rahm made the unexpected decision to leave the PGA Tour at the end of 2023 and sign a five-year, $600 million contract with the Saudi-funded LIV Golf League.

Many players on the PGA Tour have taken offense at that call, one player in particular, as Rahm mentioned in an interview with Hugo Costa of Golf Channel Latin America.

Rahm responded as follows when asked if any PGA Tour players stopped by to visit him in the locker room or on the range:

“A few did. It was what I anticipated.

“One of them hugged me, and the other was the person I thought would be a little tougher.

“I believe that this relationship has exceeded my expectations beyond measure out of all the ones I’ve had. My pals remain my friends.

“Then someone, with whom I was friendly and got along well, hasn’t even given me a glance.

“It is more of their problem than mine if someone has a change of heart about me. I’m not concerned.

“I was expecting it to happen. I was unsure of who.

So who specifically on the PGA Tour is at odds with Rahm?

Well, either Patrick Cantlay or Max Homa, according to Costa of Golf Channel.

Cantlay, who will be a player director on the PGA Tour in 2024, placed T22 at The Masters, while Homa earned a very strong T3.

Costa writes:

“Key players, like Patrick Cantlay or Max Homa, with whom Jon Rahm had a good rapport, might have shown disrespect for the Spaniard during this Masters.”

At the end of the month at LIV Golf Adelaide, Rahm will be trying to get back into shape.

After that, he’ll be in contention at LIV Golf Singapore before focusing on the second major of the season, the US PGA Championship at Valhalla, which takes place from May 16–19.

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