TRUE GRIT

Golf Digest (Malaysia) - - Play Your Best -

It was his de­but as the new world’s num­ber one player af­ter win­ning at Riviera.

He had a lot to prove. And he did just that.

Dustin John­son bat­tled hard to deny the tal­ented Jon Rahm, Tommy Fleet­wood and Ross Fisher to lift the WGC-Mex­ico Cham­pi­onship.

His 3-un­der-par 68 gave him a one shot vic­tory on 14-un­der over Fleet­wood, and his 14th PGA Tour ti­tle.

“I didn’t feel I hit any bad shots there when I made those two bo­geys. I knew I just had to con­tinue to play golf,” said John­son. “… I thought I putted well all week and I hit the ball well all week. I just played well enough be­cause I won by one.”

The vic­tory also meant that he be­comes only the sec­ond player to win four WGC events.

Tiger Woods is the other, and he has won 18 of them.

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