Dustin Johnson named PGA Tour Player of the Year - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Dustin Johnson named PGA Tour Player of the Year

A banner year ends with a major award for DJ (Source: WMBF Sports) A banner year ends with a major award for DJ (Source: WMBF Sports)

NAPA, CA (WMBF NEWS) – Coastal Carolina alum and former All-American Dustin Johnson was voted the PGA Tour Player of the Year for the 2016 season on Tuesday. It is the first honor for Johnson, who is coming off of the best season of his career. The honor is determined by player vote.

The former Chanticleer compiled three wins this year, including his first ever major championship, when he won the U.S. Open at Oakmont over the summer. He also was a member of this year’s Ryder Cup winning team, as the Americans got their first win since 2008. He is also currently the second ranked golfer in the world in the most recent World Golf Rankings.

Copyright WMBF News 2016. All rights reserved. 

Powered by Frankly