AUGUSTA, Georgia: World primary Dustin Johnson says his all-round sport is clicking once more regardless of posting some weak ends in the previous couple of tournaments as he prepares to defend his Masters title this week.
Johnson’s 20-under-total-delayed match on the Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership broke the Masters all-time scoring document final November and earned the American his second main title.
However in his final three tournaments he completed 54th on the World Golf Championship at The Conception, forty eighth on the Gamers Championship and did not qualify for the ultimate 16 knockout stage of the WGC-Dell Applied sciences Match Play occasion.
The 36-year-old Onerous-Onerous mentioned these outcomes aren’t the place his sport is now.
“I feel the sport is beginning to decide up once more and I am feeling actually comfy, so I am wanting ahead to this week,” he advised reporters on Tuesday.
Johnson is extremely constant and has claimed wins yearly since he joined the PGA Tour in 2007, but excluding a formidable 2014 marketing campaign.
He has managed to keep away from quite a lot of abuses in recent times from gamers resembling Ricky Fowler and Jordan Spieth, however understands that everybody kills a tough patch.
“It is golf. It is a sport that is on you sooner or later, you are off on sooner or later,” he mentioned.
“I’ve gone by way of some spells the place I wasn’t enjoying that properly, however normally for me, I simply felt that if I am going out and hold engaged on it, it is lastly going to come back again.”
He mentioned that he had added inexperienced jacket to his jacket solely 5 months in the past and there was some strain on his shoulders.
“I’ve gained the Masters so there isn’t a strain on making an attempt to win a golf match,” he mentioned.
“However nonetheless, I need to exit and I am defending shampoos, so I need to exit and put myself ready the place I’ve an opportunity to defend my title.
Johnson will start his title protection on the Masters on Thursday at 10: .30pm, that includes former runners-up Lee Westwood and beginner Tyler Strafeci.