Dustin Johnson http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23774/all en Golf-Johnson takes charge with power at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Jan 7 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson took control of the weather-hit Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Monday with an awesome display of power hitting in the second round after the 2013 PGA Tour finally got under way.</p> <p>Tied for the lead with fellow Americans Mark Wilson and Nick Watney when the opening round was completed at the Kapalua Resort earlier in the day, Johnson fired a sizzling seven-under-par 66 to surge three strokes in front of the pack.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-takes-charge-power-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Dustin Johnson Golf Kapalua Resort Person Location PGA Championship Quotation Sports in the United States Steve Stricker U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:40:02 +0000 5731466 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Johnson wins windswept PGA season-opener at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - It required a lot patience and overtime but American Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Tour season with a comfortable victory at the windswept Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Tuesday.</p> <p>Johnson fired a five-under 68 on another blustery day at the Kapalua Resort to finish four shots clear of defending champion Steve Stricker (69).</p> <p>With the win, Johnson becomes the first player since Tiger Woods to win at least one tournament in six consecutive years straight out of college.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapalua" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Sports in the United States Steve Stricker Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:30:09 +0000 5731902 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Golf-Johnson wins windswept PGA season-opener at Kapalua http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Matches Tiger Woods for consecutive wins out of college</p> <p>* Johnson holds off charge by defending champion Stricker (Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - It required a lot patience and overtime but American Dustin Johnson opened the PGA Tour season with a comfortable victory at the windswept Tournament of Champions in Hawaii on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-golf-johnson-wins-windswept-pga-season-opener-at-kapal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf PGA Tour Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 01:00:33 +0000 5731928 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Johnson pulls out of Waialae due to flu http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/golf-johnson-pulls-out-waialae-due-flu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 11 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson's bid to complete a rare victory sweep in Hawaii ended prematurely on Friday when he withdrew from the Sony Open because of flu after completing just nine holes in the second round.</p> <p>The big-hitting American, who triumphed by three shots at the season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua on Tuesday, was three over for the round, and for the tournament, when he told officials he was pulling out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/golf-johnson-pulls-out-waialae-due-flu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 02:45:31 +0000 5733489 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Johnson leads American charge in Shanghai http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131101/golf-johnson-leads-american-charge-shanghai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Big-hitting Dustin Johnson shot six birdies in his first seven holes Friday, while Rory McIlroy threw away three shots late on, on his way to a course record nine-under 63 at $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.</p> <p>Completing a sizzling front nine of 30, Johnson took just 33 more to get home to lead on 12-under par 132. </p> <p>Overnight leader McIlroy of Northern Ireland was five shots back tied for second after a level-par round that had promised much more. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131101/golf-johnson-leads-american-charge-shanghai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:33:50 +0000 5977310 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Johnson in front as Europe stars form chase pack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/golf-johnson-front-europe-stars-form-chase-pack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>America's Dustin Johnson will have to hold off a chasing pack containing the European Tour's finest players if he is to win the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions after a birdie barrage on a spectacular Saturday in Shanghai.</p> <p>Johnson, despite two double bogeys on the back nine, shot a six-under par round of 66 to finish Saturday's third round on 18-under par 198 on a day when birdies flew in all over the course.</p> <p>Johnson saw his five-shot overnight lead whittled down to three by Ryder Cup star and defending champion Ian Poulter, who shot a stunning nine-under par round of 63.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131102/golf-johnson-front-europe-stars-form-chase-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Sat, 02 Nov 2013 11:31:58 +0000 5978101 at http://www.globalpost.com Johnson leads Poulter in China despite double bogeys http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131102/johnson-leads-poulter-china-despite-double-bogeys <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrew Both</p> <p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - American Dustin Johnson threatened to run away with the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions tournament on Saturday, before a double-bogey at the final hole of his third round gave a glimmer of hope to the field.</p> <p>Johnson pushed his tee shot into the water at the par-five 18th - which followed an earlier double-bogey - yet he still managed a six-under-par 66 in perfect scoring conditions to lead England's Ian Poulter (63), the defending champion, by three.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131102/johnson-leads-poulter-china-despite-double-bogeys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:31:39 +0000 5978142 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Johnson storms to WGC-HSBC Champions victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/golf-johnson-storms-wgc-hsbc-champions-victory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>America's Dustin Johnson shook off a two-pronged European attack and produced a run of three birdies and an eagle in five holes Sunday to secure the $8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai.</p> <p>Johnson finished on a tournament record 24-under par of 264, three ahead of England's Ian Poulter and four ahead of Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell after a pulsating final day's play captivated huge galleries at Sheshan Golf Club.</p> <p>The leading trio all shot final rounds of six-under par 66, going head-to-head in a display of golf of the highest quality.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/golf-johnson-storms-wgc-hsbc-champions-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Sun, 03 Nov 2013 11:03:06 +0000 5978638 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Johnson's bag ain't heavy, he's my brother http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/golf-johnsons-bag-aint-heavy-hes-my-brother <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>It was a family affair for Dustin Johnson as he picked up the biggest win of his career in Shanghai Sunday, with the help of his little brother and the support of his fiancee.</p> <p>Austin Johnson was on the bag this week instead of regular caddie Bobby Brown, while Canadian fiancee Paulina Gretzky, daughter of the legendary ice hockey player Wayne, was following their every step throughout the 72 holes at Sheshan Golf Club.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/golf-johnsons-bag-aint-heavy-hes-my-brother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Dustin Johnson Golf Ian Poulter AFP Sun, 03 Nov 2013 13:35:12 +0000 5978696 at http://www.globalpost.com Johnson holds off Poulter to win first WGC event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131103/johnson-holds-poulter-win-first-wgc-event <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrew Both</p> <p>SHANGHAI (Reuters) - American Dustin Johnson pitched in for an eagle two at the 16th hole to set up a three-stroke victory over England's Ian Poulter and win his first World Golf Championship title at the $8.5 million HSBC Champions on Sunday.</p> <p>Johnson carded a closing 66 to finish at 24-under-par 264 at Sheshan International with Poulter also shooting 66 for second place on 21-under. Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell was another shot back in third after also carding 66.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131103/johnson-holds-poulter-win-first-wgc-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Human Interest Ian Poulter Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Nov 2013 12:17:23 +0000 5978647 at http://www.globalpost.com Holder Johnson in three-way tie for lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140106/holder-johnson-three-way-tie-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Reuters) - Long-hitting Dustin Johnson remained on course for a successful title defense at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii as he ended a wildly fluctuating third round in a three-way tie for the lead on Sunday.</p> <p>Johnson, who spectacularly eagled the par-five ninth after hitting a four-iron 211 yards to within two feet of the pin, fired a four-under-par 69 in sunny but breezy conditions at the picturesque Kapalua Resort.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140106/holder-johnson-three-way-tie-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf PGA Tour Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Mon, 06 Jan 2014 06:00:37 +0000 6035915 at http://www.globalpost.com Furyk and Johnson take very different routes at Riviera http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140215/furyk-and-johnson-take-very-different-routes-at-riviera <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California (Reuters) - Jim Furyk and Dustin Johnson have sharply contrasting playing styles and took very different routes on Friday but the American duo finished up in the same spot at the Northern Trust Open.</p> <p>Playing together in a high-profile grouping with U.S. Open champion Justin Rose at Riviera Country Club, medium-length hitter Furyk and 'Master Blaster' Johnson both posted six-under totals of 136 after the second round.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140215/furyk-and-johnson-take-very-different-routes-at-riviera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drive Dustin Johnson Golf Jim Furyk Jim Furyk Thomson Reuters Sat, 15 Feb 2014 10:18:00 +0000 6071458 at http://www.globalpost.com Once again, Johnson has to settle for second http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/once-again-johnson-has-settle-second <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California (Reuters) - In-form American Dustin Johnson had to settle for a second successive runner-up spot on the PGA Tour after his last-day charge ended up two strokes shy at the Northern Trust Open on Sunday.</p> <p>Bidding for his ninth victory on the U.S. circuit, the long-hitting Johnson closed with a five-under-par 66 in the final round at Riviera Country Club to finish alone in second at 13-under 271.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/once-again-johnson-has-settle-second" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Feb 2014 03:16:20 +0000 6072556 at http://www.globalpost.com Once again, Johnson has to settle for second http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/once-again-johnson-has-settle-second <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>PACIFIC PALISADES, California (Reuters) - In-form American Dustin Johnson had to settle for a second successive runner-up spot on the PGA Tour after his last-day charge ended up two strokes shy at the Northern Trust Open on Sunday.</p> <p>Bidding for his ninth victory on the U.S. circuit, the long-hitting Johnson closed with a five-under-par 66 in the final round at Riviera Country Club to finish alone in second at 13-under 271.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140216/once-again-johnson-has-settle-second" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dustin Johnson Golf Professional golf tours Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Feb 2014 03:16:20 +0000 6072557 at http://www.globalpost.com