July 12, 2020

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Dustin Johnson wins Tourists Championship for 21st PGA Tour victory

Dustin Johnson wins Travelers Championship for 21st PGA Tour victory

Dustin Johnson claimed his 21st PGA Tour victory with a a person-stroke gain at the Travelers Championship on Sunday.

The 2016 U.S. Open champion carded a 3-underneath 67 in the final round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn.

Johnson concluded at 19 beneath, a shot clear of Kevin Streelman (67) and two forward of Will Gordon (64) and Mackenzie Hughes (67).

The American has at minimum a single earn in 13 consecutive seasons. Only Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer (17), Billy Casper (16) and Lee Trevino and Tiger Woods (14) have experienced for a longer time streaks.

“Any time you happen to be mentioned with these fellas, with Tiger, Jack, I think Arnie, you have received to truly feel good about that due to the fact they’re the greatest which is at any time played this activity,” Johnson told a news meeting. “Any time your name is mentioned in the similar sentence with them, I am really satisfied.”

Johnson, who hadn’t received on tour because February 2019, experienced to endure an hourlong hold off late in the closing round thanks to inclement climate.

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“I putted it pretty properly this week. (Saturday) I did every thing really effectively, nowadays I nonetheless felt like I was hitting the ball genuinely nicely, I just was not driving it on the fairway,” he told CBS immediately after a last spherical that highlighted six birdies and three bogeys.

“Close to in this article the only way to be intense and attack these flags is be in the fairway and I didn’t strike it on the fairway more than enough but I figured out a way to get it performed.”

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Streelman, the 2014 winner, created a bogey-no cost final spherical that showcased 3 birdies.

Kevin Na (67) finished outright fifth at 16 beneath, a shot ahead of Ryan Armour (64), Brendan Steele (66), Patton Kizzire (67), Scott Stallings (67) and Bryson DeChambeau (68).

Planet No. 1 Rory McIlroy climbed into a tie for 11th many thanks to a 3-underneath 67.