Dustin Johnson Biography
Dustin Hunter Johnson, well-known as ‘Dustin Johnson’ is an American professional golfer. Johnson currently plays golf on the PGA Tour. The talented golfer was born on June 22, 1984 in Columbia, South Carolina. He also gained fame as one of the longest drivers on the PGA Tour. Due to his incredible performance, he was ranked in the top 5 of Official World Golf Ranking. While studying at the Coastal Carolina University, he used to play collegiate golf. He became the winner of the Monroe Invitational and the Northeast Amateur in the year 2007. Johnson also got an opportunity to play on the winning teams of 2007 Walker Cup and Palmer Cup. In fact, he became the second player to win at least once in his first seven seasons after coming out of college.
Talking about his professional life biography, he started to play golf professionally in the late 2007. Johnson received his 2008 PGA Tour card with finishing a tie for the 14th place at 2007 qualifying school in the month of December. He won his first PGA Tour even when he entered at the end of his rookie season in October 2008. He was ranked at the 15th position on the PGA Tour money list when he finished his golf season of 2009. Johnson continued to show his good performance in 2010 as well. He defeated two-time PGA Tour winner J.B. Holmes to win AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am title. He won his fourth career PGA Tour Victory with winning the title of BMW Championship at Cog Hill. Dustin reached to the 4th rank at the end of 2010 season. He moved to his highest rank in the Official World Golf Ranking when he showed his brilliant golf performance in three out of the four majors which include 2010 US Open, 2010 PGA Championship and 2011 Open Championship. In 2011, he won his fifth PGA Tour title at ‘The Barclays’ by defeating Matt Kuchar with two strokes. However, he missed the first major championship at The Masters when he suffered from a back injury. But he came back to his passion of golf with participating at the Memorial Tournament. In the tournament, he finished tied for 19th place. Johnson won his seventh PGA Tour at the opening season of Hyundai Tournament of Champions. With his tremendous effort and exceptional golf playing skills, he has won many tournaments and PGA Tour. Considering his brilliant performance, he became the second highest American golf player to rank at 4th in the World Rankings.
Significance to his personal life biography, the phenomenal golfer has not got married to any one yet. But his relationship status isn’t single. He got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Paulina Gretzky. The couple is planning to get married soon in the near future. Johnson is often seen with his girlfriend in the golf course. Besides dating his girlfriend, he was not seen with his other girlfriends. Since he has not got married to any one yet, there is no questions arise of having wife and divorce.
The exceptionally talented golfer has a dynamic personality. He has enormous height of 6 feet 4 inches. But he often seems mentioning his height as a problem to him while playing golf. Despite of his few limitations, he is a role model of many young golf players. With his powerful delivery and firm swing, he has successfully established his name as one of the best golfers of the world. He has gained both fame and fortune from his golf career. As of 2014, he has earned total net worth of $20 million. The 30 years of age golfer is still playing golf and has won 10 PGA Tour in his entire golf career. With all these success he also became the part of controversy when he was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in the South Carolina.
More information about Dustin Johnson can be gathered from the Wiki and other internet sites. His fans can get additional information from reading his bio in IMDb as well. Johnson’s exclusive interview is also available on YouTube where he shares his professional achievements and journey. He can also be followed on twitter @DJohnsonPGA.