Stories tagged: Dustin Johnson
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
Column: Dustin Johnson no longer intimidating as a closer
No one ever can tell what’s going through Dustin Johnson’s head by looking at him. His expression was the same at the HSBC Champions when he was building a six-shot …
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Justin Rose wins HSBC Champions in stunning comeback over Dustin Johnson
Justin Rose posed with the trophy from the balcony high above the 18th green at Sheshan International, a moment that didn’t seem possible.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Americans take another early lead in Presidents Cup
A memorable start that featured the previous three U.S. presidents on the first tee ended with a familiar result in the Presidents Cup. The Americans are out to another big …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Dustin Johnson pulls off a stunner over Jordan Spieth in Northern Trust
Dustin Johnson faced long odds all day against Jordan Spieth until the longest drive led to an unlike playoff victory Sunday in The Northern Trust.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler part of logjam at Northern Trust
Two swings cost Dustin Johnson the lead, and it wasn’t long before Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler caught up to him in The Northern Trust. Spieth ran off five straight …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Top 3 miss U.S. Open cut, leaving four leaders who are without a major win
The four players tied for the lead – Paul Casey, Brooks Koepka, Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood – created the largest 36-hole logjam in 43 years at the U.S. Open. …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
Dustin Johnson hopes timing is right for another U.S. Open title
Dustin Johnson wrapped up his final practice round for the U.S. Open just as the sky began to rumble and the horn sounded to stop play at Erin Hills.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Brian Harman’s clutch birdie denies Dustin Johnson 4th straight win
Dustin Johnson was in the clubhouse, tied for the lead and poised for a chance to join an elite class with a fourth straight PGA Tour victory. Brian Harman was …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Masters behind him, Dustin Johnson puts short memory to work
Dustin Johnson was back on the stationary bike, moving forward without really going anywhere. The good news for golf’s No. 1 player is that an MRI showed only a deep …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Dustin Johnson out of Masters; Charley Hoffman soaring
Charley Hoffman ran off seven birdies over his last 11 holes Thursday for a 7-under 65 that gave him a four-shot lead over Masters newcomer William McGirt after a blustery …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Dustin Johnson’s freak injury, wild weather bring uncertainty to Masters
The Masters should be the easiest to predict of golf’s four major championships.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 2:49 p.m.
Dustin Johnson, No. 1 and headed in the right direction
The knock on Dustin Johnson was that he didn’t have what it takes between the ears to close out a major. He looked as though he didn’t care, perhaps because …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Dustin Johnson wins Dell Match Play, sweeps World Golf Championships
Dustin Johnson won the Dell Technologies Match Play with more drama than he needed to cap off an otherwise dominant week that made him the first player to sweep the …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 7:45 p.m.
Dustin Johnson reaches Dell Match Play semifinals
Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled. As he walked off the 12th green Saturday afternoon, the match referee said five words that Johnson heard for the first time all …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Dustin Johnson wins in Mexico in debut as No. 1 player in the world
The only elevation that mattered at the Mexico Championship is how much higher Dustin Johnson can go.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Dustin Johnson goes to No. 1 with big win at Riviera
Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera. Johnson turned a marathon finish into a Sunday stroll in the Genesis Open.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Johnson takes 36-hole lead at rainy Genesis Open
Dustin Johnson left the Genesis Open in the twilight Saturday realizing he could be as little 24 hours away from reaching No. 1 in the world.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
Penalty to be waived for accidental ball movement on green
Golf’s governing bodies have responded to Dustin Johnson’s penalty at the U.S. Open by introducing a local rule that will waive the one-shot penalty if a ball moves on the …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 6:42 p.m.
Dustin Johnson wins PGA Tour player of the year
Dustin Johnson’s first major was only part of a dream season that culminated with the PGA Tour player of the year award on Tuesday.
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Americans need short memory in the Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. – The American Ryder Cup team could use what might be Dustin Johnson’s greatest asset in golf. Not his power off the tee. His short memory. “Or no …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
In Brief: Dustin Johnson, Kevin Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead
Dustin Johnson had a reasonable lie in the rough and only a few pine tree branches blocking his path to the 17th green. Neither seemed like a problem until he …
Sat., July 30, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Sports letters to the editor
For the last few years I have paid little attention to Mike Leach and his boorish antics and interviews. I pass him off as a person who projects a vast …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA
A stale year for Jimmy Walker came to life Thursday in the PGA Championship when he saw putts drop and wound up leading a major for the first time in …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
Phil Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead
Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Rory McIlroy still believes he deserves spot among Fab Four
Rory McIlroy still considers himself a full-fledged member of the Fab Four.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 7:29 p.m.
Dustin Johnson will skip Olympics because of concern about Zika
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is withdrawing from the Olympics because he is concerned about the Zika virus.
Tue., June 21, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Doug Ferguson: Dustin Johnson’s U.S. Open win had right penalty, wrong delivery
As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.
Sun., June 19, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
Dustin Johnson wins U.S. Open for first major victory
Dustin Johnson has won the U.S. Open. Johnson took his first major championship in style, lacing a 6-iron to 5 feet on the 18th hole and making the putt for …
Sun., June 19, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Column: Johnson wins one the USGA tries to take away
Maybe Dustin Johnson is smarter than the average golfer after all. The whispers around golf were that the most powerful player in the game didn’t have a head for the …
Sat., June 18, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Shane Lowry on top at US Open
Shane Lowry kept his cool after a careless penalty and walked off Oakmont after a marathon Saturday with a two-shot lead in the U.S. Open. Stalled by rain in the …