ON TOP AGAIN
World’s No. 1 golfer wins Dell Match Play
The body language was telling. Dustin Johnson usually didn’t give much away. Yet
the world’s top-ranked golfer would raise a clinched fist after each birdie, acknowledging the large throng of people who followed him during Sunday’s final of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club. There were three such times to celebrate a birdie. The fourth came after a routine four-foot putt for
par on the 18th, giving Johnson the victory — his third straight in as many starts — and its $1.66 million paycheck. Johnson’s fiancee, Paulina Gretzky, and his young son joined him moments after the putt gave him the 1-up victory over Jon Rahm.
“This was a tough one,” Johnson said. “It was a