Dustin Johnson Articles

Golf was in the news for a variety of reasons this weekend, not all of them positive. Let's start with the good news. Rory Fills the VoidTiger Woods' ongoing struggles with his health and his golf game have left a vacuum at the game...
Rob Doster
4 months ago
Golf Lesson: Bunker Play with Dustin Johnson
Dustin Johnson hopes to avoid the bunkers at TPC Sawgrass this week, but if he finds one, he has a simple five-step plan of attack for getting out. As DJ returns to action at this week's Players Championship, we caught up with him to get his...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
Dustin's win at the WGC-HSBC Champions in China in November, his eighth in his seven seasons on Tour, was a career-defining moment. Going against what was essentially half of the European Ryder Cup team, Johnson faced some final-round adversity...
Rob Doster
7 months ago
The perception is that Dustin's putting has held him back, and that once he starts draining more putts, the sky's the limit. While that may be true to an extent — Johnson ranked 117th on Tour in 2013 in Strokes Gained, Putting...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
Given his 300-plus-yard bombs off the tee, Dustin Johnson has a wedge in his hands quite often, so improving the accuracy of his wedge game has been an important factor in his success. As Butch Harmon says, "He has tremendous self confidence...
Rob Doster
8 months ago
Watching Dustin Johnson hit soaring drives is like watching Picasso paint. It’s what he was born to do, an act of effortless genius. And now, the rest of his game — including the part that resides between the ears — seems to be...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
Athlon's 2014 Golf Annual is available now — click here to order your copy. From professional golf's winningest 20-something to the game's pre-eminent elder statesman, this year's edition of Athlon Sports Golf Annual has it...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
Golf Tips from the Pros
The athletic Dustin Johnson is known for being one of the longest hitters in the game today. His smooth, rhythmic swing produced an average driving distance of 305.8 yards in 2013, a number that ranked second on the PGA Tour. His 140 measured...
Rob Doster
9 months ago
For a weekend, anyway, Bubba Golf wasn't a roller coaster of missed fairways and impossibly curved and creative wedge shots. Instead, it was a stunning bogey-free display of fairways, greens and a white-hot putter that would have been the envy...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
He didn't exactly put the foot on the gas during a stumbling Sunday 74, but Jimmy Walker is on some kind of roll. Walker saw his six-stroke third-round lead at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am dwindle to one, but he was able to coax in...
Rob Doster
10 months ago
The next round of Molsons is on Sneds.An intriguing weekend at Ontario's Glen Abbey Golf Club concluded with the World's No. 7 player, Brandt Snedeker, outlasting Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar, among others, to win the RBC Canadian Open,...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Most golfers would rather be the worst player ever to win a major championship than to be given the title of “best player never to win a major.” Sure, the BPNTWAM post was most famously held by Phil Mickelson, who was a 33-year-old with 22 PGA...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Davis Love III had to have a feeling of sweet vindication watching one of his captain's picks, Brandt Snedeker, walk off with the FedExCup after winning the Tour Championship. But a more important Cup is up for grabs this week, and Snedeker could...
Rob Doster
2 years ago
It's playoff season on the PGA Tour, as the players descend on Bethpage State Park for The Barclays, the first of a four-tournament sprint to the FedExCup title and its accompanying $10 million payout. Don't look to us to explain the format;...
Rob Doster
2 years ago