World number one Dustin Johnson, whose late run last week came up just short of a fourth consecutive PGA victory, is confident as The Players Championship opens Thursday. The 32-year-old American withdrew from the Masters last month after injuring his back in a fall on the eve of the year’s first major tournament, but returned at the Wells Fargo Championship last week and settled for a share of second, one stroke behind compatriot Brian Harman. This week, the reigning US Open champion tests the famed TPC Sawgrass course against an elite global field in what promises to be a preview of the tense time he will have defending his first major crown next month at Erin Hills. “I feel like I’m playing really well right now,” Johnson said. “The game is in really good shape. I’m getting a lot more confidence, especially after last week, playing a lot better on the weekend.” Johnson has found little success at the event but likes his chances this year given the evolution in his game over the past 12 months. His long-driving skills will help him on several holes but he calls the course an ultimate test of every club in the bag…. Read full this story
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