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Aug
6
2014

 

According to Tim Rosaforte of the Golf Channel, Dustin Johnson has been spending time playing golf and caddying for his fiance Paulina Gretzky in Northern Idaho. This report comes on the heels of Johnson’s ‘leave of absence’ from the PGA TOUR, which is under intense scrutiny by close observers of the golf world.

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May
30
2012

What's the deal, dude?

It’s been 80 days since Dustin Johnson played his last competitive round of golf — that was on Sunday, March 12, at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral, where he placed a meh T35. That sounds like a long time even though it certainly doesn’t feel like it.

DJ was sidelined for the second time of the season  — he missed a few tournaments in the beginning of the year due to knee surgery last November — when he suffered a back injury while trying to help a friend move a jetski just before the Masters, forcing him to withdraw (though he also missed Bay Hill two weeks previous, which is on his usual schedule). Nearly three months later at the Memorial Tournament, he felt admittedly “out of the routine,” causing him even to forget to unpack “some stuff, mainly belts.

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May
27
2011

Rory Sabbatini has pulled out of next week’s Memorial Tournament. Yep, he’s “withdrawn.” As you may recall, there’s been quite a bit of chatter that Sabbatini was facing a 30-day suspension from the PGA Tour for his inappropriate on-course behavior. And since the PGA Tour does not discuss or announce disciplinary matters, we’d be left to draw our own conclusions when Sabbatini skipped an event.

After shooting 82 at TPC Four Seasons to miss the cut at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, Sabbatini denied speculation of a potential suspension, according to the Fort-Worth Star Telegram.

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May
9
2011

Sabbo was the center of controversy at Quail Hollow

Admit it. For a moment when you looked at the Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard and saw Rory Sabbatini had charged near the top, you got a little nervous, especially since the other players in contention looked a little shaky at times coming down the stretch. You were also impressed at how well Sabbo plays while under scrutiny for disciplinary matters. (When he won the Honda Classic in March, the Tour was considering suspending him for an incident at the Northern Trust Open.)

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