Jon Rahm wins Memorial to take world number one spot from Rory McIlroy.

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Golf: Jon Rahm wiped away a tear of joy after replacing Rory McIlroy as world number one by winning the Memorial Tournament. A three-over-par 75 was enough to win on nine under, three clear of American Ryan Palmer 74, with Matt Fitzpatrick 68 third on five under, with fellow Englishman Matt Wallace on 72 one back. Rahm is the second Spaniard, after Seve Ballesteros, to top the rankings. This was the sixth PGA Tour event since professional golf resumed in the United States after an enforced three-month shutdown and had been earmarked as the first to allow fans in to watch. However, last week the PGA Tour said the remaining nine events of this season would take place behind closed doors as cases of coronavirus continue to soar in the country.

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