Watch: Jon Rahm celebrates with fist pumps after big putts at U.S. Open
Jon Rahm shot a final-round 67 at the U.S. Open. Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Jon Rahm made huge fist-pump celebrations after sinking two big putts in a row to take the lead at the U.S. Open on Sunday.

Rahm was at -4 on the 17th hole in the final round at Torrey Pines and trying for a birdie. He was able to sink the putt to move himself into a tie for the tournament lead at -5.

Check out how pumped up he was after the huge putt to move into a tie with Louis Oosthuizen:

What a massive putt! But it didn’t end there.

On the 72nd hole, Rahm did it again. He made another birdie putt under pressure to move to -6. Check out the great celebration on that one:

That reminds us a lot of the big putt Rahm made last year to win the BMW Championship.

What makes these putts especially important is what happened to Rahm two weeks ago. Rahm was leading the Memorial Tournament and had a likely win in his hands. But he was forced to withdraw after the third round due to a positive COVID-19 test.

The 26-year-old was trying to win his first major.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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