Stories tagged: Dustin Johnson
UPDATED: SUNDAY, 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.
SUNDAY, 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.
SATURDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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.
SUNDAY, 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 …
SUNDAY, 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 …
SATURDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016, 8:59 P.M.
Dustin Johnson in familiar spot at U.S. Open
Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track …
SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016, 11:28 P.M.
Jordan Spieth stumbles in third round but still keeps Masters lead
One round away from another green jacket, Jordan Spieth couldn’t help but look back.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015, 11:15 A.M.
Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson partners in Presidents Cup
Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson battled at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open. They will be partners in South Korea at the Presidents Cup.
SATURDAY, AUG. 15, 2015
A 63, a Spieth rally and a storm delay at PGA Championship
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – The second round of the PGA Championship offered a little bit of everything Friday. Except a conclusion.
FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 2015
Dustin Johnson sets the pace at Whistling Straits
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Rory McIlroy was nervous about his game. Jordan Spieth was frustrated with his putting. Not so surprising about the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday …
SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015, 3:17 P.M.
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 3:04 P.M.
Dustin Johnson still in control at St. Andrews
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in …
FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015
Jordan Spieth opens bid with good round, familiar foe in Scotland
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. Dustin Johnson played like he had a score to settle. The two main characters from …
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2015, 9:50 P.M.
Spieth trails Johnson by 2 at British Open
Jordan Spieth played like he had a Grand Slam to win. Dustin Johnson played like he had a score to settle. The two main characters from Chambers Bay brought their …
TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2015
Confident Dustin Johnson paired with U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth in British Open on Thursday
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Dustin Johnson isn’t much for looking back. He doesn’t spend a lot of time wondering what might have been just a few weeks ago at the …
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015
Johnson had one putt to win, two to tie, but needed three
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Dustin Johnson had his baby in his arms, a smile of sorts frozen on his face. There would be plenty of time later to sort through …
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015
Spieth, 21, claims second major in row after Johnson 3-putts
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. – Of all things, it came down to a putting contest on the 72nd hole on Chambers Bay’s greens, a hot-button topic all week. Co-leaders Jordan Spieth …
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015, 10:52 P.M.
Spieth stands out beyond his peers
Of all things, it came down to a putting contest on the 72nd hole on Chambers Bay’s greens, a hot-button topic all week.