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