We’ve come to design a world’s best golfers to strike a turn even over than common interjection to a high altitude during this week’s WGC-Mexico Championship. But a world’s best golfer, Dustin Johnson, still dumbfounded fans — and a associate Ryder Cupper — with one tee shot in particular.
The Club de Golf Chapultepec facilities a drivable standard 4 to start, though a par-4 second, nonetheless not prolonged by today’s standards, was not designed to be reached in one shot. It’s a dogleg-right that measures 375 yards. And it wasn’t prolonged adequate for DJ, who motionless to take a absurd line off a tee during Friday’s second round. Check it out as his expostulate scarcely hops off a flagstick before settling in a severe behind a green:
Here’s how a expostulate looked on Shot Tracker:
As we can see, Johnson unsuccessful to get adult and down and walked divided with a unsatisfactory par. Still, his tee shot had golf Twitter talking. Here’s what Chris Woods, who was examination live coverage of a event, had to contend of Johnson’s latest overwhelming effort:
Incredibly, during best, this is usually DJ’s second-most considerable expostulate of 2018. Of course, we’re referring to the nearby ace he done from 419 yards (downhill aided, though still) on a 12th hole of a final turn of a Sentry Tournament of Champions in January. You know, this one:
But Friday’s launch was utterly a attainment of strength as well. And a latest sign to fans and even associate debate pros that DJ possesses a opposite gear.