Dustin Johnson non-stop 2017 by holding a flamethrower to a competition, fixation inside a tip 6 in 7 of 8 events (including wins in Los Angeles, Mexico City and Austin). Since his freak behind injury on Masters eve, it’s been a opposite story for a World No. 1, with 0 tip 10s in his final 5 appearances.
Speaking with a media during this week’s RBC Canadian Open, Johnson certified he’s not entirely healthy from a staircase incident.
“I’m still feeling a effects of it,” Johnson pronounced on Wednesday. “No pain or anything like that. But it’s still a small tight. I’m carrying to get worked on a good bit only to try to disencumber adult those muscles and those tendons where it got injured.”
While Johnson finished runner-up during a Wells Fargo Championship in his lapse from injury, he’s struggled as of late, blank a weekend during a Memorial and U.S. Open. And yet he showed signs of life during Royal Birkdale, he eventually finished outward a tip 50. It’s his misfortune three-week widen on debate given a winter of 2013.
Johnson also conceded that he’s not only battling earthy elements.
“Mentally, small miss of confidence. Just since we was personification so good heading into that,” Johnson said. “Probably for 10-to-12 months heading into a Masters, a year into a Masters, we was personification unequivocally good golf.”
But, yet his final-round 77 was a misfortune Sunday measure during a Open Championship, Johnson pronounced he’s happy with his progress. More importantly, this week’s venue, Glen Abbey, is a place where a 33-year-old has enjoyed success in a past, with runner-ups in his final dual appearances.
“It’s been a bit of a struggle, though I’ve put a lot of work to get behind to where we was,” Johnson said. “And I’m starting to see signs of it. It’s all good, it’s all certain and it’s all relocating forward.”
Johnson tees off on Thursday during 1:25 PM with Jhonattan Vegas and Jim Furyk.