Dustin Johnson slammed the door shut with 3 straight birdies at the Masters to set a new record at Augusta National
- Dustin Johnson won the Masters.
- Johnson dominated his way through the weekend, putting an exclamation point on the tournament with three straight birdies on the back nine on Sunday.
- Johnson finished the tournament 20-under par, setting a new Masters record as he donned the green jacket for the first time in his career.
Dustin Johnson refused to be caught during the final round of the 2020 Masters.
Heading into Sunday with a four-stroke lead on the field, Johnson fended off his few remaining challengers through the front nine at Augusta National before draining three birdies in a row on the back nine to put the tournament away and make Masters history.Johnson put an exclamation point on his coronation beginning at the par 5 No. 13, sending home a birdie to put his score at 18-under, tying the 72-hole record at the Masters held by Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth. Then at the par 4 No. 14, he'd find another birdie, thanks to a brilliant approach shot that was emblematic of his near-flawless round.
—The Masters (@TheMasters) November 15, 2020Then at the par 5 No. 15, he did it again. With the birdie, he dropped to 20-under par, the first player in the history of the Masters to reach such a low score.
—The Masters (@TheMasters) November 15, 2020
Johnson continued rolling from there, playing the final three holes of the tournament to par to finish at 20-under, breaking the Masters 72-hole scoring record held by Woods and Spieth and winning the tournament by five strokes.Johnson came into the Masters as the top-ranked golfer in the world. With his dominant performance at Augusta National, he showed it's not a title he plans on giving up any time soon.
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