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SportWorld No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

02:15  21 april  2019
02:15  21 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Thanks to a solid finish, world No . 1 Dustin Johnson is only three strokes back of leader Shane Lowry after Round 1 of the RBC Heritage . Top-ranked Dustin Johnson , coming off a second-place tie at Masters last week, rallied with two birdies in his final seven holes for a 68, leaving him three shots back.

Dustin Johnson is seeking his 21st career Tour win this week. DJ is chasing his second win of the season, and the 21st of his Tour career. The newly-minted World No . 1 has an incredible six top-ten finishes in nine Tour events this season.

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage© REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shot a 3-under 68 on Saturday to move past Shane Lowry for a one-stroke lead after three rounds in the RBC Heritage.

The top-ranked Johnson, a South Carolina native who had not played his home state's only PGA Tour stop for nine years before returning in 2018, seems to have found a home on Harbour Town Golf Links' narrow fairways and smallish greens. He had his sixth round in the 60s over the last two years to reach 10 under.

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Lowry led the first 48 holes before making three bogeys on his final six holes in a 71. He was tied with Ian Poulter and Rory Sabbatini. Poulter shot a 67 and Sabbatini a 68.

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Shane Lowry leads, but newly-minted world No . 1 Dustin Johnson is close behind at Harbour Town. Here's everything you missed from Round 1. The Tour schedule waits for no one , and this week, big-name players like Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson , Xander Schauffele, Bryson DeChambeau, Matt

Johnson , ranked No . 1 for more than a year, won at Kapalua and has four other top 10s since January including last week at the Masters where he tied for 10th Kuchar, ranked 21st in the world , stood at 1 under after his first 11 holes before birding four of his final seven -- all on putts of 15 feet or less -- to

Patrick Cantlay kept up his stellar weekend play and was two shots behind. Cantlay shot 64-68 last week at the Masters and had a 66 to lead a group of six at 8 under.

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