Watch Dustin Johnson's latest quest to win a major end in a colossal meltdown on the first hole
Dustin Johnson unknowingly had a potential victory snagged from him by a bunker the last he competed at Whistling Straits on a Sunday. This time, it took him just one hole to crash and burn in one.
Entering the final round with an outside chance of capturing his first major championship, Johnson made a quadruple-bogey eight on the first hole. He went long with his approach shot into a bunker and then needed four shots just to get onto the green. Here are his fifth and sixth shots:
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It was reminiscent of Johnson's triple bogey on the second hole of the final round at the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Yep, it's getting bad enough for DJ that we're able to start comparing his meltdowns at various majors.
With one disastrous hole, Johnson fell from T-8 to T-30 in the tournament and ended his chance of winning the Wanamaker Trophy. It also concluded a season of majors in which he grabbed the first-round lead three times, but still wasn't able to claim an elusive first title.