Johnson makes the toughest test look easy


5:49 p.m. ET March 27, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Even for a player of Dustin Johnson’s immense ability, the Dell Technologies Match Play was always going to be the toughest for him to capture all four of the World Golf Championships.

Somehow, he made it look easy.

It’s not just that Johnson never trailed at any point during the week. He was leading after every hole he played until the 12th hole of his quarterfinal match against Alex Noren. That’s when Johnson heard the words “all square” for the first time all week, and then he birdied three of the next four holes and won.

No wonder that when Hideto Tanihara was asked for his strategy in his semifinal match against Johnson , he said through his translator, “He looks unbeatable.”

“I hope he doesn’t feel good, so maybe I have a chance,” he said.

It was harder than it looked.

Tanihara hit two marvelous shots on the 13th and 14th holes to square…

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