Winner’s Circle: DJ Scores Canadian Open Title

Dustin Johnson 2018 RBC Canadian Open
Dustin Johnson tees off in the final round of the 2018 RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. Credit: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Dustin Johnson fired a final-round 66 at Glen Abbey to capture the 2018 RBC Canadian Open. The 34-year old South Carolina native finished at 23-under par, three shots clear of Koreans Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim, who tied for second at 20-under par.

The victory was Johnson’s 19th career PGA Tour title, and third of the season.

Dustin Johnson 2018 RBC Canadian Open
Dustin Johnson tees off in the final round of the 2018 RBC Canadian Open at on the 8th hole at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. Credit: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

PRO-FILE

Full Name: Dustin Hunter Johnson “DJ”
Nationality American
Height: 6′ 4″
Weight: 190 lb
Birthdate: June 22, 1984 (age 34)
Native: Columbia, South Carolina
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
College: Coastal Carolina University
Equipment: Taylormade


FINAL SCORES

1 Dustin Johnson -23 (68-66-65-66)
2 Whee Kim -20 (67-65-67-69)
2 Byeong Hun An -20 (66-67-66-69)
4 Keegan Bradley -19 (69-63-73-64)
5 Abraham Ancer -17 (73-66-65-67)


THE FOUR ROUNDS

Round 1: T24 -4 (68)
Round 2: T6 -10 (66)
Round 3: T1 -17 (65)
Round 4: 1st -23 (66)


WINNER’S STATS

Driving: 322.8 yards (4th)
Fairways: 66.1% (30/56) (6th)
Greens: 79.2% (49/72) (1st)
Putting: 1.632 (18th)
Scores: 3 Eagles, 24 Birdies, 38 Pars, 7 Bogeys (-23)


2018 SEASON

Starts: 13
Cuts Made: 12
Wins: 3
Top 10s: 8
Earnings: $5,599,752
Earnings Per Start: $430,750


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 19
2018 RBC Canadian Open
2018 FedEx St. Jude Classic
2018 Sentry Tournament of Champions
2017 The Northern Trust
2017 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play
2017 WGC-Mexico Championship
2017 Genesis Open
2016 BMW Championship
2016 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
2016 U.S. Open
2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship
2014 WGC-HSBC Champions
2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions
2012 FedEx St. Jude Classic
2011 The Barclays
2010 BMW Championship
2010 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
2009 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
2008 Turning Stone Resort Championship


MONEY & PLAYOFF POINTS

With his win, Johnson earned $1,116,000 and 500 FedExCup points to extend his lead atop the points race.


WORLD RANKING

Johnson received 46 OWGR points, which will strengthen his hold on the No. 1 spot.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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