Dustin Johnson won the Dell Technologies Match Play with more drama than he needed to cap off an otherwise dominant week that made him the first player to sweep the four World Golf Championships. The scorecard will show Johnson never trailed in any of his seven matches over 112 holes, ending with a 1-up victory over Jon Rahm for his third straight victory that left no doubt who was No. 1 in the world. The look of concern, especially as Rahm made a bold charge in the final hour Sunday, spoke to a long day.
Phil Mickelson had a good week at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Phil Mickelson will invoke his 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination if he’s called as a witness in the insider-trading trial of famous Las Vegas sports gambler Billy Walters. This means Mickelson, who was on a possible defense witness list for the trial, will not testify.
If you were skeptical about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hitting a 490-yard drive, there’s now an authoritative voice on your side. TMZ caught up with John Daly recently and got to talking with the now PGA Tour Champions player about long drives. That is certainly a topic Long John knows all about, as he was only the longest hitter on the PGA Tour for a decade. (That’s not opinion: Aside from 1994, Daly led the Tour in driving distance every year from 1991 to 2002.) So when he heard about The Rock claiming to have hit a 490-yard drive, Daly offered his analysis. Simply, Daly doesn’t believe the actor’s statement. Long John says this 490-yard drive is “highly unlikely” and he would only believe it