He was 23rd in the world at the end of 2012, 16th at the end of 2013, 19th at the end of 2014, eighth at the end of 2015 and third at the end of 2016, when he won three of his 17 PGA Tour titles, including his first major championship at the U. “But if I keep playing like I am and how I should, I'll be there at the end of the year.”Gretzky would agree.
Dustin Johnson is engaged to Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports Apr 6, 2016; Augusta, GA, USA; Dustin Johnson with Paulina Gretzky on the 4th green during the Par 3 Contest prior to the 2016 The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
Johnson became a gym rat and severely cut down the times he painted the town red at night.
Johnson also became a father, as he and Paulina (they are engaged) are the parents of two young boys – Tatum and River Jones.
He won the WGC-Cadillac Championship in March, finished sixth at the Masters, was in contention until the final hole at the US Open and continues to threaten at majors.
There are few players better than DJ right now, and his success has pushed him up to No. Gretzky, meanwhile, is the daughter of the greatest hockey player in history.
He shed his reputation as “one of the best golfers never to win a major,” with a win at Oakmont on Sunday.All smiles: Since 2014, Johnson (left) has been a prominent fixture on Maddox's Instagram feed with her sharing dozens of photos of them together.Above the couple is aboard a yacht at Juno Beach in Florida Since 2014, Johnson has been a prominent fixture on Maddox's Instagram feed with her sharing dozens of glamorous photos of them together aboard private jets, riding in classic cars, relaxing on yachts and more.And Johnson has credited Gretzky’s guidance and advice for his ascension up the world rankings.Johnson often picked the NHL icon’s brain and said Gretzky’s support and belief did wonders for his confidence. 1 and the Great One were a picture-perfect pair Thursday at Spyglass Hill Golf Club.Gretzky, who plays fast and clutches a cigar as much as he takes hold of a golf club, got things going by making a birdie for the first time in his golf career on the par-5 first at Spyglass and, getting a stroke because of his handicap, the team was 2-under-par after one hole.She's an accomplished model who has appeared on several magazine covers and amassed almost 400 thousand followers on Instagram.But more important than any of that, though, she's a loving mother and a relentless supporter for Dustin.“So I show up looking like a complete ragamuffin and here’s this really cute guy.I didn’t stay long, but he was such a gentleman, so endearing.