Winner’s Circle: Dustin Johnson Claims Masters Victory

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson is awarded the Green Jacket by Masters champion Tiger Woods during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson shot a final-round 68 to secure his first Green Jacket, and second major championship title, at the 2020 Masters Tournament.

Entering Sunday’s finale at iconic Augusta National with a four-shot advantage, Johnson offset back-to-back bogeys on Nos. 4 and 5 with three birdies to turn in 1-under 35. The world No. 1 finished his inward nine holes with three birdies and six pars, highlighted by a hat trick of gains on Nos. 13-15, to reach a Masters’ record 20-under par – five shots clear of Cameron Smith (69) and Sungjae Im (69).

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson walks on the third green during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

On the day, DJ finished with 10 pars, six birdies and two bogeys to claim his 24th career PGA Tour title, tying Gary Player and Macdonald Smith for 25th on the PGA Tour’s all-time win list.

With the victory, the 36-year old South Carolina strengthens his hold on the No. 1 position in the Official World Golf Rankings.


Pro-File

Full Name: Dustin Hunter Johnson “DJ”
Nationality American
Height: 6′ 4″
Weight: 190 lb
Birthdate: June 22, 1984 (age 36)
Native: Columbia, South Carolina
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
College: Coastal Carolina University
Equipment: Taylormade


Final Scores

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Dustin Johnson -20 (-4)
2. Cameron Smith -15 (-3)
2. Sungjae Im -15 (-3)
4. Justin Thomas -12 (-2)
5. Dylan Frittelli -11 (-5)
5. Rory McIlroy -11 (-5)


DJ’s Winning Numbers

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson plays a shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Topline Stats
Driving: 306.6 yards (6th)
Fairways: 44/56, 77.9% (14th)
Greens: 59/72, 81.7% (1st)
Putts/GIR: 1.600 (1st)
Scores: 2 Eagles, 20 Birdies, 46 Pars, 4 Bogeys

Strokes Gained
SG: Off the Tee: 3.816 (2nd)
SG: Approach to Green: 12.122 (1st)
SG: Around the Green: 2.198 (13th)
SG: Putting: 5.392 (9th)
SG: Tee to Green: 18.138 (1st)
SG: Total: 23.528 (1st)


2021 PGA Tour Season

Starts: 3
Cuts Made: 3
Wins: 1 (Masters)
Addtl Top 10s: 2
Earnings: $3,117,040‬ (1st)
FedEx Pts: 950 (1st)
World Rank Before/After: 1/1


DJ’s Career Victories

Dustin Johnson Wins FedExCup Tour Championship
Dustin Johnson poses with the FedEx Cup Trophy after winning the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club on Sep 7, 2020 in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

PGA Tour: 24
2020 Masters Tournament
2020 Tour Championship
2020 The Northern Trust
2020 Travelers Championship
2019 WGC-Mexico Championship
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


WITB: Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson walks on the eighth hole with caddie Austin Johnson during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Driver: TaylorMade SIM Max (10.5°)
3 Wood: TaylorMade SIM Max (16°)
Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max (19°)
Irons: TaylorMade P730 DJ Protos (4-PW)
Wedges: TaylorMade Milled Grind 2 (52°, 60°)
Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour
Ball: TaylorMade TP5x
Apparel/Shoes: Adidas

Source: National Golfer


Money & Points

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson plays his shot from the eighth tee during the final round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

With his win, Johnson earned $2,070,000 and 600 FedExCup points. He will move to No. 1 in both the points and money races.

Johnson received 100 OWGR points, and will cement his hold on the No.1 position in the world rankings.


Quotable

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters Augusta National
Dustin Johnson poses with the Masters Trophy during the Green Jacket Ceremony after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on November 15, 2020 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A Dream Come True

“This is a dream come true. As I kid I’d always dreamed about being a Masters champion. It’s just incredible. I put in so much hard work,” said an emotional Dustin Johnson, before breaking down and ending interview.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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