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Dustin Johnson wins PGA Opener
Big-hitting Dustin Johnson ruled the roost at the Tournament of Champions on Tuesday, giving the gallery a rollercoaster ride as he went from double bogeys to eagles, in claiming a four-shot victory over Steve Stricker.

"It was nowhere near ho-hum," Johnson himself confessed. "Sometimes I hit a couple of bad drives, but I was always able to bounce back and do what I needed to do to stay out front."

The unpredictable nature of Johnson's golf was shown in the scoring: A five shot lead after seven holes dropped to one ahead with five holes to play, before making it sound easier than it was with a 5-under 68 good for his four stroke victory.

"It looks like very little fear in him," Stricker said, magnanimous in defeat. "Because he'll hit one a little crooked, but he'll pull out that driver again and try it again. And he pulled it off, especially at 14. That was the deciding shot and chip for the tournament. Expect a lot of good things as he continues his career."

Johnson, too, thinks there is more to come from himself.

"I still don't think I've lived up to my potential," Johnson said. "I played really well, but still made some mistakes. But you're always going to make some mistakes. Just limiting those will definitely help, and then for me, just making some better decisions.

"If I keep playing golf like I'm playing right now, then obviously there is no limit."

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