Jon Rahm couldn't keep up with Dustin Johnson at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, but a runner-up finish in Maui means the Spaniard has joined an exclusive club in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Rahm moved up a spot to world No. 3, behind Johnson and Jordan Spieth and now ahead of Justin Thomas. At age 23, he becomes the fourth-youngest player to ever crack the top three in the rankings, behind only Tiger Woods, Spieth and Rory McIlroy.
Johnson's eight-shot romp strengthened his grip on the top spot, while Rahm's ascent was the only change among the top 15. Brian Harman jumped from 27th to 23rd with a solo third finish, while a T-4 result moved Pat Perez from No. 19 to No. 16.
Other moves in the rankings included Patrick Cantlay (T-15) jumping three spots to No. 35, Jhonattan Vegas (T-7) jumping five spots to No. 39 and Cameron Smith (T-15) jumping five spots to No. 56.
With Rahm's move to No. 3, Thomas and Hideki Matsuyama now round out the top five, followed by Justin Rose, Rickie Fowler, Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia.
Despite not playing last week at Kapalua, Tiger Woods rose seven spots to No. 649 in the world. Woods is expected to make his next competitive start at the Farmers Insurance Open later this month.