Posts tagged with: "Dustin Johnson"

QUICK TAKE: Johnson Has All His U.S. Open Bases Covered View More
Dustin Johnson (Photo credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Johnson Has All His U.S. Open Bases Covered

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | By early afternoon Friday, after the morning’s unexpected chilly rain had departed and the sun had flashed across Shinnecock Hills, a single question percolated: Will anyone beat Dustin Johnson in this U.S. Open? That’s what the weekend is for but the target seems set with Johnson…

QUICK TAKE: New Putting Method Works For Johnson At Players View More
Dustin Johnson implemented the AimPoint putting technique at the Players Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: New Putting Method Works For Johnson At Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | It’s possible, depending on how this weekend plays out, that any one of four players – Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth or Justin Rose – could end Dustin Johnson’s 64-week run as the top-ranked golfer in the world. They will have to go through…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One View More
Peter Uihlein defeated Rory McIlroy in round-robin play at the WGC-Dell Match Play. (Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy and Johnson Lose on Day One

The WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play  is no longer a single-elimination tournament, but losing the opening round of pool play doesn’t bode well for your chances. Last year, only three players lost their first match and went on to advance to the quarterfinals. That’s bad news for Dustin Johnson and Rory…

WATCH: Dustin Johnson Holes Out For Eagle On Par-4 Ninth View More
Dustin Johnson (Photo credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

WATCH: Dustin Johnson Holes Out For Eagle On Par-4 Ninth

Count it. Dustin Johnson holed out from 112 yards for eagle on the par-4 ninth at Club de Golf Chapultepec to leap into contention at the WGC-Mexico Championship Friday. Johnson hit it just over the flagstick before spinning it back and finding the bottom of the hole. Dustin Johnson with…

NEWS: Pebble Beach — The Houses, The Amateurs And Oh … The Golf View More
Dustin Johnson on the 18th green during the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Spyglass Hill Golf Course. (Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

NEWS: Pebble Beach — The Houses, The Amateurs And Oh … The Golf

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA – If you’re thinking of getting a place with a nice view around the Pebble Beach Golf Links, there’s a 5,100-square foot house available alongside the world famous 18th hole. There’s a for sale sign at the corner of the driveway with a laminated information sheet attached…

EPISODE 41: Are We Heading Toward 9,000-Yard Golf Courses? View More
Rory McIlroy led the PGA Tour in driving distance last season, averaging over 317 yards per drive. (Photo Credit: Craig Brough, Reuters)

EPISODE 41: Are We Heading Toward 9,000-Yard Golf Courses?

  The PostCast is back for 2018, and our first topic of conversation is an old debate that continues to resurface: Do professional golfers hit the ball too far? Do governing bodies need to limit distance to preserve layouts? Or do courses need to get longer to accommodate the powerful…