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Dustin Johnson keeps his trophies in a box, but would love to add one more

A number of weeks in the past on the Masters Tournament, Rory McIlroy detailed his trip to Tiger Woods’ home, noting that Woods solely displayed his main championship trophies. The remainder of his 82 PGA Tour wins – more than 100 worldwide – have been at Tiger’s mother’s home, in his workplace possibly, “and a few are wherever,” McIlroy relayed.

Dustin Johnson is aware of the place his trophies are.

They are boxed up in his workplace.

“We’re kind of in between houses, so I didn’t unpack anything, even though I’ve been there for like three years, but just never unpacked any of them,” the world No. 1 stated Wednesday on the Valspar Championship. “They’re all sitting together in boxes. I’ve got a few of them out.”

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One of these on show has to be his 2016 U.S. Open trophy, proper?

“Yeah, that’s sitting out – actually it’s not. I keep it in the case because I want it to look nice,” he stated.

Johnson is making his second look on the Copperhead Course in the final decade (T-6, 2019). It’s his first begin since a tie for 13th on the RBC Heritage, which got here on the heels of a missed reduce in his Masters title protection.

“I feel like it’s really close. You know, I just haven’t put it all together, especially for a week. But I feel like I’m driving it good again. Just the only thing, just a little off with the irons at Hilton Head,” he stated.

“But it feels like it’s getting better and it’s trending in the right direction.”

A DJ movement may be forthcoming. He has a historical past of ebbing after which overwhelming.

After a win eventually yr’s Travelers Championship, he shot 80-80-78 in his subsequent three rounds, going MC-WD, in the method. He obtained a little higher with a T-12 on the WGC-FedEx St. Jude and tied for second on the PGA Championship.

Then got here the movement as he went win, runner-up, win in the three playoff occasions to safe the FedExCup trophy and Player of the Year honors. He continued that run with a T-6 on the U.S. Open, a T-2 on the Houston Open and his first inexperienced jacket at Augusta National.

Johnson has since picked up one victory, that being in the European Tour’s Saudi International. He hasn’t had a top-10 on the PGA Tour since February’s begin at Riviera.



Wednesday morning, Johnson sat beside the Valspar Championship trophy, which could possibly be his 25th PGA Tour prize come Sunday – wherever it would relaxation.

“It’s a nice trophy. I’d like to have it. It would look good on the shelf.” He stated. “I don’t know what it is, but it looks nice.”

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