Dustin Johnson Dominates Field for Sentry Title
If this is the way Dustin Johnson is going to take the 2018 PGA season, the rest of the tour might as well just pack in things for 2019.
Johnson fired a final-round 65 to finish 24-under par, winning the Sentry Tournament of Champions by eight strokes on Sunday.
His 65 was the lowest round of the day and sent him soaring to a $1.26 million paycheck. Johnson was 4-under on the front nine before bogeying No. 11. He bounced back with a eagle on 12, then ran off birdies on 14, 15, and 16.
Jon Rahm shot a 69 and finished 16-under and landed eight strokes back. That’s ridiculous.
“I knew I was playing well, and it’s a golf course I’m really comfortable on,” Johnson said. “I was really driving it well this week. I knew as long as I could keep doing that, I was going to do well. If I can play like that every week, I’m going to win a lot of times.”
It’s Johnson’s 17th career PGA Tour win. Five of those have come in the last 11 months. This is his 11th straight year with a tournament victory, the longest active streak o