January 8 2013
Dustin Johnson won the 54-hole Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Tuesday for his seventh career PGA TOUR victory. With this victory, Johnson ...
- Earns his seventh career PGA TOUR victory at the age of 28 years, 6 months and 17 days in his 120th career start on TOUR.
- Becomes the first player since Tiger Woods (1996-2001) to win in six consecutive years straight out of college (2008-13).
- Has won at least one PGA TOUR event in each of the last six seasons, the second-longest active streak on TOUR behind only Phil Mickelson’s nine (2004-12).
- Wins for the third time in as many tries in 54-hole events on the PGA TOUR (2013 Hyundai Tournament of Champions, 2011 Barclays, 2009 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am).
- Has won the last three 54-hole events on the PGA TOUR.
- Extends exempt PGA TOUR status through 2016.
- Take the early lead in the FedExCup standings with 500 points.
- Victory was set up after playing six practice rounds at The Plantation Course before the start of the event.
- Wins in his fourth start at the tournament after missing last year's event with an injury (11th-2009, T16-2010, T9-2011, 1-2013).
- Becomes the third-consecutive American winner of the event (Jonathan Byrd/2011, Steve Stricker/2012). Prior to 2011, the Hyundai produced nine consecutive international winners.
- Wins for the second time in four attempts when carrying the lead into the final round on TOUR (2010 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am).
- Wins in the first Tuesday finish on the PGA TOUR since Ben Curtis won the 2006 Booz Allen Classic.
- Records the 31st top-10 and 50th top-25 finish of his career.
- 2013 starts-made cuts-top-10s-wins: 1-1-1-1