Jon Rahm edges out Dustin Johnson in thrilling finish at BMW Championship

First Dustin Johnson, then Jon Rahm set off some fireworks on the 18th green to close out a thrilling BMW Championship.

After what was a brutal, often difficult-to-watch golf tournament, the BMW Championship finished with two spectacular golf shots, both coming on the final green at Olympia Fields.

Jon Rahm fired a special bogey-free 6-under 64 on Sunday to get into the clubhouse at 4-under par for the tournament.

A one-shot penalty on Saturday for picking up his ball without marking it was no doubt playing on Rahm’s mind.

Meaning Dustin Johnson required a birdie at the final hole to force a playoff.

After finding the rough off the tee, Johnson got his ball to the back of the green and was faced with a tricky double-breaker to extend the tournament.

So he did this.

The ensuing sudden-death playoff saw the world number one and two ranked golfers go head-to-head down the 18th hole. Rahm found the rough off the tee, and Johnson’s tee shot ricocheted off a tree back into the fairway.

Minutes later, both the would face lengthy putts from “two putts would be good range”.

Rahm, 66-feet away stole the show and took home the BMW Championship trophy with this miraculous putt.

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