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Johnson cool, calm and decidedly collected Heading to the US Open as favorite.

Sunday was all to easy for Dustin Johnson. Finishing with a 171 yard hole-out to win by 6 shots, never looked like breaking a sweat. The in-form world #1 heads to Shinnecock Hills as favorite, with seven top tens in ten starts this season.  “I knew coming into this week I was swinging really well, had a lot of confidence in the game,” he said. “I played really well all week.


Meanwhile, in Europe, Finland’s Mikko Korhonen won his maiden European Tour title at the inaugural Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Austria. The 37-year-old journeyman said on his win: “It feels great to get my first win,” said Korhonen.  “It’s been a long wait so it feels so good. I thought I might not have ever got to this position. I’ve been up there a couple of times and couldn’t get it done. I’m so happy and relieved to have finally done it. It’s not easy to win, especially not the first win. I have no words, it’s so good.”

The European Tour broke new ground by introducing a shot clock for the first time where players received a one-stroke penalty for going over the allotted time limit each shot, with only four players receiving penalties over the course of the week. Korhonen had no such problems as he came into the final round with a five-stroke lead over South Africa’s Justin Walters.

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