Jon Rahm and Rory McIlroy look over the ninth green during a practice round at the 2022 U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. on Monday, June 13, 2022. (Jeff Haynes/USGA)

Jon Rahm Withdraws from 2024 U.S. Open

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This from the USGA

JON RAHM has withdrawn from the 2024 U.S. Open Championship on Tuesday, June 11, due to an injury.

Rahm, who won the 2021 championship at Torrey Pines’ South Course, who scheduled to play in his ninth U.S. Open. The 29-year-old was slated to begin play in Thursday’s first round from the first hole at 1:36 p.m. EDT. He was grouped with Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth.

Jackson Suber, 24, of Tampa, Fla., will replace Rahm in the 156-player field. He is the first alternate from the Rockville, Md., final qualifier. He carded rounds of 70 and 65 at Woodmont Country Club’s North Course on June 3. He earned his position in a 3-for-2 playoff.

Suber, who will compete in his first U.S. Open, has recorded two top-10 finishes on the Korn Ferry Tour this season. He became the 11th player in the University of Mississippi history to earn All-America recognition in 2021-22.

The 124th U.S. Open is being held at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club’s Course No. 2, in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C., June 13-16, 2024