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SportDustin Johnson is so good at golf, it’s just a shame he’s so boring

18:50  25 february  2019
18:50  25 february  2019 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Johnson cruises to 20th career title in Mexico Championship

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Dustin Johnson will go down as one of the greatest to ever play the game of golf but the manner in which he carries himself is so boring . He can hit 400 yard drives and also dominate with a wedge in his hand. He can win a major, as he was the 2016 US Open champ. He has six WGC titles, which is

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Dustin Johnson rolled to the 20th PGA Tour win of his career on Sunday, as he ran away from the field in Mexico City over the weekend before casually wrapping up a five-stroke win.

DJ has had a legendary career already, having won at least one tournament in each of the last 12 years.

He can hit 400 yard drives and also dominate with a wedge in his hand.

He can win a major, as he was the 2016 US Open champ.

He has six WGC titles, which is second only to Tiger Woods.

Oh, and he's engaged to Paulina Gretzky.

And yet somehow, despite all of that, DJ is one of the most boring dominant players to ever play the sport.

How can that be? It's all about how he carries himself on the course. He generally has the energy of someone sitting alone at the DMV without a phone or book to look at.

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Dustin Johnson is so good at golf , it ' s just a shame he ' s so boring . Dustin Johnson holds a two-shot lead at 11-under overall heading into Round 3 play Saturday in the 2019 WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City.

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Just check out this fist pump after Sunday's win, how are fans supposed to go crazy over something like this?

That's how you celebrate you're 20th win? Really?

When Tiger was dominating he was violently pumping his fist and chasing putts into the hole. Fans fed off his energy and waited for those special moments when all you-know-what would break loose after another magical shot and reaction by Tiger.

Heck, they still do when watching Tiger. And after all these years and victories he still provides awesome emotional reactions. Remember that crowd around the 18th green at the Tour Championship last year? It was goosebump stuff.

Even Phil Mickelson was able to catch some air after winning his first Masters.

DJ doesn't do that. Despite his domination it's impossible to find a time when he has provided goosebumps. When he wins you get those brief, lifeless little fist pumps like the one in Mexico City on Sunday, fist pumps that seem half-hearted, like it's something he thinks he has to do to show joy but quickly ends it so not to show too much emotion.

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His long drives are fun to watch, sure, but just about everyone is hitting long drives on the PGA Tour these days so it's hard to get overly excited about those anymore. And then when he does hit a key putt or a nice approach shot during his round, something that should make him excited, he often looks as if nothing in this world matters.

Maybe the calmness helps him be so great, and more power to him if so, I guess. And maybe it's just who he is as a person, which if fine, too, I guess.

But imagine if this guy, with all that power and touch and talent had Tiger's fire in his his personality? He'd be a huge, crossover star instead of just someone golf fans know as one of the greats.

Athletes in individual sports have all the power to create their brand and put that on display in big moments. DJ's brand is apparently emotionless jubilation.

His close friend, three-time major champion, Brooks Koepka, has often complained about not getting the attention and fanfare that he deserves. But he's just like DJ - a little fist pump here and there when winning a major gives fans nothing to really get behind.

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Because it's incredibly bland.

Young guys like Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Rickie Fowler, and even Patrick Reed (who had that classic finger shush at the Ryder Cup in 2014) are easier to get behind because they do show some genuine emotion at crucial moments.

Remember when Spieth did this a few years ago?

We'll never see anything close to that from DJ, and it's a shame because he's incredible at golf. He's destined for the Hall of Fame. And he should win at least a few more majors before he's done.

But it could all be a lot more fun.

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