Dustin Johnson wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

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Dustin Johnson registered his second win in as many starts with a one-stroke victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, as world No 1 Jason Day faltered along the closing stretch.

The US Open champion posted a second successive 66 at Firestone CC and claim a third WGC title ahead of nearest challenger Scott Piercy, while long-time leader Day slipped away after dropping three strokes in two holes late in his final round.

Beginning three strokes adrift of overnight pacesetters Day and Piercy, Johnson mixed six birdies with two bogeys to set the clubhouse target at six under.

WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

Firestone CC30 Jun – 3 Jul Completed

1 USA Dustin Johnson      -6
2 USA Scott Piercy           -5
T3 USA Kevin Chappell     -3
T3 AUS Jason Day            -3
T3 USA Matt Kuchar         -3
T3 USA Jordan Spieth       -3
T7 SWE David Lingmerth  -2
T7 USA William McGirt      -2

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Dustin Johnson’s Driving Stat’s at during WGC – Bridgestone Invitational:

Longest Drive: 383yrds

Average Drive:  341yrds

Field Average:  312yrds

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Here’s a look at what’s in Dustin Johnson’s bag:

Driver: TaylorMade M1 (Fujikura Speeder Evolution 2.0 Tour Spec 661X shaft), 11 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade M1 (Aldila RIP Alpha 90X shaft), 17 degrees

Utility iron: TaylorMade UDI (#2; Project X HZRDUS Black 105X shaft)

Irons: TaylorMade Tour Preferred MB ’14 (3-PW; True Temper DG Tour Issue X100 shafts)

Wedges: TaylorMade Tour Preferred EF Satin Chrome (54-11 and 60-10 degrees; KBS Tour 130X Black Nickel shafts)

Putter: Scotty Cameron Prototype

Ball: TaylorMade Tour Preferred X

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OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKING
Through: World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, Jul 3, 2016

1 Jason Day            13.48
2 Dustin Johnson     11.15
3 Jordan Spieth       11.15
4 Rory McIlroy           9.14
5 Bubba Watson        7.29
6 Henrik Stenson       7.16
7 Rickie Fowler          6.65
8 Adam Scott            6.54
9 Danny Willett         6.25
10 Branden Grace      5.41

 

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Sources: Skysports, Taylormade, PGA Tour, Jonathan Wall.

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