Latest Dustin Johnson News

Golf goes to Netflix and it has competition from tennis

Jan. 18, 2022 13:21 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Formula One racing got a huge boost in interest in North America through the Netflix series “Drive to Survive.” Netflix now is expanding to a documentary series on golf, with the PGA Tour and the organizers of the four major championships granting access for a...

Smith posts record low number and beats big name at Kapalua

Jan. 10, 2022 03:25 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Cameron Smith has a place in the PGA Tour record book for finishing 34-under par, the lowest of anyone in history. Just as important as a number to the unassuming Australian is a name. Over the final two days at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, and...

Smith sets PGA Tour record and outlasts Rahm at Kapalua

Jan. 09, 2022 21:45 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — No one ever finished more under par in PGA Tour history than Cameron Smith, and he never could appreciate it until his final birdie putt Sunday in the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Not with Jon Rahm, the No. 1 player in the world, on his heels every step of...

Kapalua means time for Rahm and Cantlay to get back to work

Jan. 05, 2022 17:58 PM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The sweeping views of the Pacific beyond the lush landscape of Kapalua put the soul at ease and can make the first PGA Tour event of the year feel like part work, part vacation. Patrick Cantlay and Jon Rahm have had enough of the latter. Rahm,...

Column: New year starts with a familiar question about Woods

Jan. 04, 2022 11:58 AM EST

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — The largest winners-only field ever assembled at Kapalua can make it seem as though getting to paradise isn't as difficult as it used to be. Try telling that to Dustin Johnson, who will not be starting a new year on Maui for only the second time since he...

A new year starts in paradise and resumes PGA Tour season

Jan. 04, 2022 09:08 AM EST

PGA TOUR SENTRY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Site: Kapalua, Hawaii Course: Plantation Course at Kapalua. Yardage: 7,596. Par: 73. Prize money: $8.2 million. Winner's share: $1.476 million. Television: Thursday-Saturday, 6-10 p.m....

Column: Tales from the PGA Tour after a long year in golf

Dec. 28, 2021 10:24 AM EST

Two spectators and one golf writer should have seen this coming. Jon Rahm finished the 15th hole at Muirfield Village during a practice round for the Memorial. Walking to the next tee, two spectators approached for an autograph. “I'm sorry, I can't,” Rahm replied....

Players with Saudi releases have to decide if it's worth it

Dec. 21, 2021 13:28 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The PGA Tour is giving conditional releases to more than two dozen of its members who have signed up to play the Saudi International. The next step is who decides to take the appearance money in exchange for what could be a sharp change in their playing...

Players to get Saudi release with pledge to return to Pebble

Dec. 20, 2021 17:32 PM EST

The PGA Tour has decided to grant releases to some two dozen players who have signed up for the Saudi International, provided they agree to play the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at least once over the next two years. The decision was sent to players in a memo late Monday afternoon...

Spieth and caddie looking for an edge in reading putts

Dec. 14, 2021 14:08 PM EST

The former sixth-grade math teach is going back to school. That would be Michael Greller, who left his old job to caddie for Jordan Spieth in 2013. At Spieth’s request, Greller has been studying up on AimPoint, the methodology of reading greens that starts with using feet to feel...