Dustin Johnson on distance debate: "I definitely don't hit it too far"

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Dustin Johnson on distance debate: "I definitely don't hit it too far"
Dustin Johnson on distance debate: "I definitely don't hit it too far"

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Like most courses these days, Shinnecock seems to favor long hitters like Dustin Johnson for this week’s U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus and many others argue today’s long hitter is too long. And, one year after Brooks Koepka mashed it off the tee all week and won the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, potentially dialing things back with a reduced-flight ball remains the most heated argument in golf. Johnson isn’t exactly the most outspoken dude on Tour. But as a top 10 distance guy and the No. 1-ranked player in the world, his voice is an important one in the great golf ball debate. “I would tell them to go out and watch a golf tournament,” Johnson said of the dial-it-back crowd. “I

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