Jon Rahm attended Arizona State University

New Spanish golfing sensation Jon Rahm is set to play at the Irish Open in Portstewart from 6-9 July.

Rahm, 22, has made a major impact since turning professional after enjoying a distinguished career as an amateur.

The Spaniard has moved up to 13 in the world rankings in the wake of a win at the Farmers Insurance Open in January, followed by four more top-10 finishes in consecutive PGA Tour tournaments.

Rahm will also play in the Scottish Open and the Open Championship in July.

New of his proposed participation at Portstewart was reported in the Spanish Ten-Golf