Although Putnam went bogey free for the final 13 holes, he was unable to match Johnson's brilliance and finished on 13 under par.
"I have high expectations going into every week", Johnson said when asked about the U.S. Open.
For those who are, in fact, looking for reasons to bet against him, here's all we've got: No one has ever won the U.S. Open a week after winning a PGA Tour event. The best U.S. Open finish by a victor of the St. Jude in the same year was a tie for third by Fred Couples in 1993, when the event was conducted two weeks before the Open.
Johnson will now head to NY to begin his search for a second major championship at the U.S. Open hosted by Shinnecock Hills. More importantly, he would head to Shinnecock Hills with a spring in his step for the second major championship of the year.
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First, "MPs voted to reverse the Lords amendment removing the "exit day" from the bill by 326 votes to 301 - a majority of 25". May objected to the amendment - inserted by the House of Lords - because she said it would tie her hands in the negotiation.
The 33-year-old sealed his win in emphatic style, holing out for a sensational eagle two on the 18th to roars from the gallery.
Certainly a pair of co-leaders on different parts of the spectrum, but it could lead to an exciting Sunday. Now he will play in the last group on the final day for the first time on the PGA Tour with Johnson. "If I play really good golf, I'm probably going to win".
Dustin Johnson surged his way back to being the world's best, sinking an eagle from 155 metres out on the final hole at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis. "I played really well all week".
"By the reaction from the crowd, I thought it might have gone in, but I couldn't see it so it was kind of tough", said Johnson after shooting 66. He bounced right back by rolling in a 21-foot birdie putt on the par-3 No. 14.
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Mrs Cheeks neighbours' expressed their horror at the incident, with residents calling the grandmother a woman of strong faith. A woman in Tennessee was charged with transporting two young children in dog kennels inside her SUV, according to police .
He previewed his dramatic finish on the par-5 16th.
Johnson, who had already had a four-stroke lead, holed out with a nine-iron for his second shot on the par-4 18th.
Putnam, 29, is a two-time Web.com Tour victor in his second full season on the PGA Tour. 15, 16 and 17, but a hiccup at the last hole dropped him to 5 under.
Phil Mickelson walks between holes in the second round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament at TPC Southwind, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn.
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But officials said winds should drop on Monday (June 11) leaving smoke heavy and low in the valley and visibility restricted. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a dense smoke advisory for Southwest Colorado from 9 p.m.