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Dustin Johnson PGA Championships.

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One player hits a fire hydrant and is never the same since, for a myriad of reasons, while another takes an enforced leave of absence from the PGA Tour for undisclosed, yet commonly referenced indiscretions, and rises above it all to become the number one ranked golfer in the world.Dustin Johnson has quietly gone about his business.Dustin Johnson has won an event is each of the last ten years.Last year Dustin Johnson became US Open Champion, despite the USGA trying to sabotage his march to victory. Other tournament victories followed cumulating with the five-stroke margin of victory at the 2017 Los Angeles Open.Butch Harmon has changed little in the powerful swing but they did go to the power fade off the tee to increase his consistency.The damp Riviera fairways probably helped his stats in that area as well.The pair revamped his wedge game to provide more consistency.Some are writing that luck, played its part in his rise to Number one.Jason Day and Rory McIlroy are both on the injured reserve list.That fact should not be allowed to detract from the hard work, change of lifestyle and change of attitude.Tiger woods hold the record for the number of weeks in the top spot on the world ranking.Dustin has 280 weeks at the top to topple Tiger’s record.



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