Dustin Johnson

Top 30 Golfers for the 2016 Majors: No. 6 Dustin Johnson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2016 — 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 each from the ’s .

 

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Top 30 Golfers for the 2015 Majors: No. 4 Dustin Johnson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2015 — 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 each from the ’s Brandel Chamblee.

 

Dustin Johnson Opens Up

Athlon's Exclusive Interview with Golf's Prodigal Son

 

Dustin Johnson is, in the eyes of most observers, one of the most naturally talented players in golf. Few can boast his consistency; heading into 2015, he has claimed wins in every season he’s been on the PGA Tour.

 

Effortless Power with Dustin Johnson

Johnson Is Poised to Dominate with his Peerless Tee Game

Dustin Johnson called his victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championship "one of my biggest wins," and he relied on his driver during a stellar weekend, leading the field with an average of 328.3 yards off the tee with his smooth, rhythmic swing. Here, Dustin and his instructor, top-ranked teacher Butch Harmon, share Dustin's secrets for producing those jaw-dropping tee shots.

 

DUSTIN JOHNSON'S EFFORTLESS POWER

Golf Lesson: Bunker Play with Dustin Johnson

DJ Shares His 5-Step Approach to Escaping the Sand

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 simple approach to bunker play.

 

Here's my five-step approach in the bunker:

 

Golf Lesson: Dustin Johnson's 20-Yard Pitch Shot

The Long Pitch Is a Key Weapon in DJ's Arsenal

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 before sealing the win with a 20-yard pitch-in for eagle on the par-4 16th hole at Sheshan International in Shanghai. As Dustin prepares to return to action next week at the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, we asked him to share how he executed that critical shot at a critical moment.

Putting with Dustin Johnson: Rhythm Is the Key

Dustin Hopes to Master Augusta's Lightning-Fast Greens

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 — his stroke has allowed him to convert a staggering number of eagles (12 in 71 rounds in 2013) and birdies (25th on Tour in birdie average in 2013).

Top 30 Golfers for the 2014 Majors: No. 9 Dustin Johnson

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

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 each from the ’s Brandel Chamblee.

Improve Your Golf Game: Wedge Shots with Dustin Johnson

For DJ, The Wedge Is As Important As The Driver

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.

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