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Here's how Jon Rahm's T-3 at Congressional compares to the debuts of golf's superstars

After grabbing Low Amateur honors at Oakmont, Jon Rahm turned pro last week, and announced his arrival in style. The Arizona State product was in the mix all weekend at the Quicken Loans National, ultimately leaving Congressional Country Club with a T-3 finish. Though Bryson DeChambeau also had a strong debut this year at Hilton Head, such showings from first-timers are rare on the PGA Tour. For context, here is how Rahm's performance compares to the debuts from the biggest names in the game today:

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The Aussie finished T-67 at the 2006 John Deere Classic. Day wouldn't log his first top 5 until the 2009 Puerto Rico Open.
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Spieth finished T-2 at the 2013 Puerto Rico Open in just his third professional event, and would win Rookie of the Year honors thanks to a victory at the John Deere Classic. However, Spieth failed to make the cut in his first pro appearance, shooting 72-72 at Torrey Pines to miss the weekend at the Farmers Insurance Open.
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Rory McIlroy was a tad younger than Rahm, making his debut at 18 years old. McIlroy played in the British Masters, finishing T-42. He would earn his Euro Tour card that year, becoming the youngest player ever to do so.
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Like Rahm, Fowler is a recipient of the Ben Hogan Award, bestowed to the best player in the college ranks. In his first professional showing on tour, Fowler turned in a marvelous display, finishing T-7 at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. A week later, he would lose in a playoff at the Frys.com Open.
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DJ, an All-American at Costal Carolina, missed the cut in his first pro foray at the 2007 Texas Open. Johnson would earn his card in Q-School that winter, and won the short-lived Turning Stone Resort Championship in 2008.
Sergio turned pro after taking low-am honors at the 1999 Masters. In his first European event, Garcia took T-25 at the Peugeot Open de España.
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You may remember Rose making waves at the 1998 Open Championship, holing out from 50 yards on the final hole to finish T-4 as a 17-year-old amateur. What you may not remember is Rose turning professional the following day, and his Euro start was not as prosperous: He missed his first 21 cuts.
After strong performances on the European Tour as an amateur, Scott turned pro in 2000, posting a T-61 at the Compaq European Grand Prix. Scott would earn his card in just eight tournaments on the Euro circuit.
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Woods, who played in the first three majors of 1996 as an amateur, made his official pro debut at the Greater Milwaukee Open, finishing T-60. He soon caught fire, with a T-11 at the Canadian Open followed by five straight top-5 finishes -- including two wins -- to secure his tour card.
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Many know that Mickelson won the Northern Telecom Open as a 20-year-old in college, the last amateur to date to win a PGA Tour tournament, but his first event as a pro was the 1992 U.S. Open. After firing a first-round 68, Mickelson failed to make the cut thanks to a second-day 81.