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Dustin Johnson

  • Birthplace: Columbia, SC
  • Residence: Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Birth Date: June 22, 1984
  • height: 6-4
  • Turned Pro: 2007

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PGA TOUR Victories

(2) 2008,Turning Stone Resort Championship. 2009,AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$2,191,024 (18)

2009 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

1-- AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. T4-- HP Byron Nelson Championship. T10-- Northern Trust Open.

PGA TOUR Best Round

62 at Round 3, Valero Texas Open.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Picked up his second career victory at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Joined six other Americans under age 30 with multiple PGA TOUR victories (J.B. Holmes, D.J. Trahan, Sean O'Hair, Anthony Kim, Nick Watney, Charles Howell III)...One week after earning his second professional victory, opened with a 5-under 66 at the Northern Trust Open and went on to finish T10...Four rounds in the 60s earned a T4 at HP Byron Nelson Championship. Also secured a spot in the British Open, moving from 48rd to 43rd on the Official World Golf Ranking that week.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Turning Stone Resort Championship, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

2008 Season Highlights

PGA TOUR rookie made the cut in 17 of 30 starts, finishing No. 42 on the money list, and won for the first time...Posted two of his three top-10 finishes in his first four starts of the season. In just his second start on the PGA TOUR, fired three rounds in the 60s to claim a T10 at the Sony Open in Hawaii, the best finish among the 11 rookies in the field that week...Fired a career-low 63 in the fourth round of the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic on the way to a T12 finish. Six of first eight rounds on TOUR were in the 60s...Made his fourth cut in four starts with a then career-best T7 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am...Birdied the last two holes to capture his first PGA TOUR victory at the Turning Stone Resort Championship. Made an 8-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole to beat Australian Robert Allenby by one stroke. His second shot on the hole cleared the green but he got up and down for the win. Allenby, seeking his fifth victory and first since 2001, had a chance to tie at 18, but his 12-foot putt for birdie stopped inches short of the hole. Second-youngest winner on TOUR in 2008, at age 24, behind Anthony Kim.

Career Highlights

2007: Finished T14 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament. Went through all three stages of Q-School, winning the first stage by eight strokes at Auburn University Club...After playing in his first Walker Cup in September, turned professional on September 28 and made his PGA TOUR debut at the 2007 Valero Texas Open. Missed the cut in San Antonio. Amateur: Made the cut at the Nationwide Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational, finishing T50 as an amateur...Was a member of the winning 2007 U.S Walker Cup and the U.S. Palmer Cup teams...A first-team All-American at Coastal Carolina University (Conway, SC) for two season (2006 and 2007) where he won seven times during his career...Three-time Big South Conference Player of the Year...All-time scoring leader at Coastal Carolina (72.26) and holds the lowest season scoring average in school history (70.40)...Won the 2007 Northeast Amateur and the 2007 Monroe Invitational.

Personal

Coached by his college coach, Allen Terrell, at Coastal Carolina...Can dunk a basketball and could palm a basketball as a seventh grader.

Other Information

Rookie on the PGA TOUR in 2008 after finishing T14 at the 2007 PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament. After playing in his first Walker Cup in September, turned professional on September 28 and made his PGA TOUR debut at the 2007 Valero Texas Open, his only career start on TOUR entering 2008. He missed the cut in San Antonio. Made the cut at the Nationwide Tour's Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational, finishing T50 as an amateur. Went through all three stages of Q-School in 2007, winning the first stage by eight strokes at Auburn University Club. Was a member of the winning 2007 U.S Walker Cup and the U.S. Palmer Cup teams. A first-team All-American at Coastal Carolina University (Conway, SC) for two season (2006 and 2007) where he won seven times during his career. Three-time Big South Conference Player of the Year. All-time scoring leader at Coastal Carolina (72.26) and holds the lowest season scoring average in school history (70.40). Won the 2007 Northeast Amateur and the 2007 Monroe Invitational.

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