Rahm leads packed field at Torrey Pines

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SAN DIEGO (AP) Billy Casper and Mickey Wright were undeniable homegrown greats. Phil Mickelson is clearly San Diego's most accomplished and beloved golfer of the modern era, and Tiger Woods has racked up a slew of memorable wins at Torrey Pines in his home state.

Jon Rahm is a Spaniard who lives in Arizona, yet he also occupies a prominent place in San Diego's golf landscape - and he's hoping to make it even bigger this week.

The world's top-ranked player leads a packed field to the edge of the California coast for the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Wednesday.


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