10 things that help make Dustin Johnson No. 1

Jun 16, 2018; Southampton, NY, USA; Dustin Johnson tees off the seventeenth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills GC - Shinnecock Hills Golf C. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports Dennis Schneidler/USA TODAY Sports

10 things that help make Dustin Johnson No. 1

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10 things that help make Dustin Johnson No. 1

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(Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports)

8. From the rough

Sure, DJ isn’t the most accurate driver, ranking 150th in driving accuracy (58.08 percent). But there is no better Tour player from the rough, meaning Johnson not only manages his misses, he excels after them. He ranks No. 1 in approach shots from the rough of greater than 100 yards (37 feet 1 inch) and No. 1 again in approach shots out of the rough from 175-200 yards (33 feet). His clubhead speed and strength are fantastic assets when muscling the ball from the thick stuff.

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