The Internationals entered the final round singles matches at the 2019 Presidents Cup, with a 10-8 advantage over Team USA. However, the Americans turned it around when they needed to and clinched the title.
Tiger Woods went out first and set the tone for the day, by defeating Abraham Ancer, 3&2.
DJ was drawn against Haotong Li in the Sunday singles and took the early lead by winning the 3rd, 4th and 5th holes.
He never led by fewer than three holes after that. Another par earned him a win on the seventh hole.
Johnson was 5 up after 11 holes and while Li won the 12th and 14th, it was never close.
The match ended with Johnson’s birdie on the 15th hole.
“I played really well today. I hit the ball great,” Johnson said. “obviously he struggled just a little bit. I definitely put lot of pressure on him because I hit some great shots today.”
On Day 3, the Americans claimed back some vital matches, to head into the final day behind by just 2 points.
Johnson and partner Gary Woodland, defeated Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen, 2&1, to get their point on the board.
This is where Johnson gained his first point of the week to improve to 1-2-0 record for the week and 9-6-2 in his Presidents Cup career.
Congratulations to Dustin and Team USA on their victory!
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