|Dustin Johnson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||June 22, 1984|
Dustin Johnson is an American professional golfer who has primarily plied his trade on the PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association) Tour. He has won major championships including the 2016 U.S. Open and the 2020 Masters Tournament; the latter with a then-record score of 268 (20-under-par). He had won the 2020 FedEx Cup Championship and had finished joint 2nd at the 2011 Open Championship and the 2015 U.S. Open. He has also won several World Golf Championship titles including WGC-HSBC Champions (2013), WGC-Cadillac Championship (2015), WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (2016), WGC-Mexico Championship (2017, 2019), and WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play (2017). As of November 2020, he had been ranked number 1 in the world over different periods of time, adding up to more than 100 weeks. At the team level, representing the United States, he had won the biennial Ryder Cup (2010, 2012, 2016) and the Presidents Cup (2011, 2015, 2017, 2019). He was named the PGA ‘Player of the Year’ in 2016 and the PGA ‘Tour Player of the Year’ in both 2016 and 2020. He had also won the Vardon Trophy (2016, 2018) and the Byron Nelson Award (2016, 2018).
Dustin Hunter Johnson
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Jupiter, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States
Dustin, after his high school graduation, had attended Coastal Carolina University, a public university in Conway, South Carolina, where he had majored in sports management.
- Father – Scott Johnson
- Mother – Kandee Johnson
- Siblings – Laurie Johnson (Sister), Austin Johnson (Younger Brother) (Caddie, Former Basketball Player)
- Others – Art Whisnant (Grandfather) (Former Basketball Player), Carole Jones (Paternal Grandmother)
He is represented by David Winkle, Personal Manager and Business Agent, Hambric
Sports Management, Dallas, Texas, United States.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
86 kg or 189.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Dustin has dated –
- Natalie Gulbis (2010-2012)
- Paulina Gretzky (2013–Present) – Dustin had first met American model and singer Paulina Gretzky in 2009 but they had started dating only in January 2013. The couple got engaged on August 18, 2013, and they have 2 sons together named Tatum Gretzky Johnson (b. January 19, 2015) and River Jones Johnson (b. June 12, 2017). Paulina is the daughter of Canadian ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and American actress Janet Jones. The couple tied the knot on April 23, 2022, in Tennessee.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Towering frame
- Toned physique
- Sports a thick beard
- Short-cropped hair
Dustin has been sponsored by –
- Taylor Made Golf Company
- Royal Bank of Canada
- Bodyarmor SuperDrink
- NetJets Inc.
- Perfect Practice
Dustin Johnson Facts
- Before turning professional in 2007, Dustin had won 2 amateur titles – the Monroe Invitational (2007) and the Northeast Amateur (2007). That same year, he had also represented the winning teams at the Walker Cup and the Palmer Cup.
- As of November 2020, he had won 6 World Golf Championships titles, a record exceeded only by Tiger Woods (8). In 2017, he had become the first player in history to win each of the 4 annual World Golf Championship events (the WGC Championship, the WGC Match Play, the WGC Invitational, and the WGC Champions).
- When he won the Travelers Championship in 2020, he had become just the 3rd player in history to win a Tour title in each of his first 13 seasons, a streak previously achieved only by Jack Nicklaus (17) and Tiger Woods (14).
- In June 2022, Dustin resigned from the PGA Tour and was later suspended from the tournament.
Featured Image by Dustin Johnson / Instagram