Travelers Championship R4

Dustin Johnson triumphs as McIlroy stumbles

June 25-28
TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
$7,400,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3


Travelers Championship R4 - Johnson triumphs
(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)


Dustin Johnson carded a three-under 67 for a drought-breaking win in the Travelers Championship in Connecticut as Rory McIlroy battled to finish equal-11th.


The 36-year-old Johnson began the day two strokes behind fellow American Brendon Todd, but the overnight leader’s challenge faded after a seven at the par-four 12th and a bogey two holes later.

Johnson held a two-shot lead with three holes remaining when play was suspended due to heavy rain.



He stumbled upon the resumption with a bogey four at the 16th, but two steady pars then secured a one-stroke victory – his first since March last year – on a final score of 19-under par.

The win was Johnson’s first since March last year, but continued his streak of having won at least once for the past 13 years.


“I’m definitely proud of myself for continuing the streak and I want to keep it going,” Johnson said.

“It was a long time between wins, though, and, so, hopefully it won’t be that long for the next one.”

American Kevin Streelman also shot a 67 to finish one stroke behind Johnson in second place, with fellow American Will Gordon’s superb last day 64 leaving him one further back in a share of third with Mackenzie Hughes, after the Canadian’s 67.



World No 1 McIlroy, who had slipped down the leaderboard on Saturday to start eight shots off the lead, had another up and down round, with some sensational golf mixed with costly lapses.

He began his day brilliantly by making a 23-foot birdie putt on the first but bogeyed two of his next three holes, before repairing that damage with birdies at the sixth, seventh and 10th.

The Northern Irishman then drained a a 35-foot putt for an eagle three at the 13th, chipped in from the bunker to birdie the short 16th, but stumbled again with a double-bogey six at the 17th when his second shot found the water.


His final round 67 left him in a group of nine players six shots behind Johnson on 13-under, including midway leader Phil Mickelson, who followed opening rounds of 64 and 63 with two rounds of 71.

England’s Paul Casey carded a 68 to finish equal 32nd, while countrymen Ian Poulter and Luke Donald finished among the tail after a 69 and a 79 respectively.

The tournament was marred by the coronavirus, with seven Covid-19 related withdrawals and three positive tests among players.



Cameron Champ withdrew on Tuesday, Denny McCarthy tested positive on Friday, and Dylan Frittelli testing positive after missing the cut.

As a result, the PGA Tour is adjusting its coronavirus protocols. Players, caddies and any other people considered “inside the bubble” will have to test negative before being allowed onto the grounds of the Detroit Golf Club for this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic.




Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Dustin Johnson
USA
-19
69
64
61
67
261
2
Kevin Streelman
USA
-18
66
66
63
67
262
T3
Will Gordon
USA
-17
66
62
71
64
263
T3
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-17
60
68
68
67
263
5
Kevin Na
USA
-16
66
66
65
67
264
T6
Ryan Armour
USA
-15
67
66
68
64
265
T6
Brendan Steele
USA
-15
69
62
68
66
265
T6
Patton Kizzire
USA
-15
66
66
66
67
265
T6
Scott Stallings
USA
-15
66
68
64
67
265
T6
Bryson DeChambeau
USA
-15
65
67
65
68
265
T11
Doc Redman
USA
-13
68
67
69
63
267
T11
Patrick Cantlay
USA
-13
66
67
69
65
267
T11
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
-13
68
66
68
65
267
T11
Rory McIlroy
NIR
-13
63
68
69
67
267
T11
Zach Johnson
USA
-13
68
64
67
68
267
T11
Viktor Hovland
NOR
-13
63
69
67
68
267
T11
Abraham Ancer
USA
-13
67
65
66
69
267
T11
Seung-Yul Noh
KOR
-13
64
68
66
69
267
T11
Brendon Todd
USA
-13
66
65
61
75
267
T20
Lucas Glover
USA
-12
66
68
71
63
268
T20
Joel Dahmen
USA
-12
67
68
68
65
268
T20
Xander Schauffele
USA
-12
63
68
70
67
268
T20
Brian Stuard
USA
-12
65
67
68
68
268
T24
Patrick Reed
USA
-11
70
66
69
64
269
T24
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
-11
71
65
67
66
269
T24
Sam Burns
USA
-11
68
66
68
67
269
T24
Adam Long
USA
-11
67
69
65
68
269
T24
Lanto Griffin
USA
-11
66
67
68
68
269
T24
Wesley Bryan
USA
-11
67
66
67
69
269
T24
Kyle Stanley
USA
-11
69
65
65
70
269
T24
Phil Mickelson
USA
-11
64
63
71
71
269
T32
Russell Henley
USA
-10
65
69
72
64
270
T32
Harold Varner III
USA
-10
66
69
69
66
270
T32
Sergio Garcia
ESP
-10
64
70
70
66
270
T32
Tyler Duncan
USA
-10
64
70
69
67
270
T32
Paul Casey
ENG
-10
69
66
67
68
270
T37
Rafael Cabrera Bello
ESP
-9
65
70
72
64
271
T37
Mark Hubbard
USA
-9
68
66
70
67
271
T37
Tom Hoge
USA
-9
67
68
66
70
271
T37
Jon Rahm
ESP
-9
66
68
66
71
271
T41
Joseph Bramlett
USA
-8
69
65
71
67
272
T41
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-8
68
68
68
68
272
T41
Brandt Snedeker
USA
-8
67
69
66
70
272
T41
Hank Lebioda
USA
-8
69
67
66
70
272
T41
Charley Hoffman
USA
-8
67
67
65
73
272
T46
Richy Werenski
USA
-7
67
68
71
67
273
T46
Byeong-Hun An
KOR
-7
68
68
69
68
273
T46
Jason Day
AUS
-7
67
69
69
68
273
T46
Louis Oosthuizen
RSA
-7
64
70
71
68
273
T46
Michael Thompson
USA
-7
64
71
70
68
273
T46
Chez Reavie
USA
-7
70
66
68
69
273
T46
Aaron Wise
USA
-7
68
67
69
69
273
T46
Sung-Hoon Kang
KOR
-7
65
67
70
71
273
T54
Austin Cook
USA
-6
71
65
69
69
274
T54
Jordan Spieth
USA
-6
67
69
69
69
274
T54
Kevin Chappell
USA
-6
68
68
69
69
274
T54
Jim Furyk
USA
-6
69
65
70
70
274
T58
Sung-Jae Im
KOR
-5
68
68
71
68
275
T58
Marc Leishman
AUS
-5
66
65
72
72
275
T60
Shane Lowry
IRL
-4
66
69
74
67
276
T60
Troy Merritt
USA
-4
68
64
72
72
276
T60
Emiliano Grillo
ARG
-4
67
66
71
72
276
63
Joaquin Niemann
CHI
-3
68
66
68
75
277
64
Ian Poulter
ENG
-2
67
69
73
69
278
65
Scott Brown
USA
-1
69
66
72
72
279
66
Roger Sloan
CAN
Par
67
69
71
73
280
67
Greg Chalmers
AUS
4
69
67
75
73
284
68
Luke Donald
ENG
6
69
65
73
79
286
CUT
Adam Schenk
USA
-3
72
65
137
CUT
Branden Grace
RSA
-3
68
69
137
CUT
Brian Gay
USA
-3
67
70
137
CUT
Brice Garnett
USA
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Bubba Watson
USA
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Cameron Davis
AUS
-3
66
71
137
CUT
Cameron Smith
AUS
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Keith Mitchell
USA
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Matthew Wolff
USA
-3
68
69
137
CUT
Robert Streb
USA
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Ryan Moore
USA
-3
67
70
137
CUT
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-3
70
67
137
CUT
Tim Wilkinson
NZL
-3
69
68
137
CUT
Tony Finau
USA
-3
68
69
137
CUT
Billy Horschel
USA
-2
70
68
138
CUT
Brian Harman
USA
-2
70
68
138
CUT
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-2
69
69
138
CUT
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
-2
72
66
138
CUT
Chris Stroud
USA
-2
66
72
138
CUT
Danny Lee
NZL
-2
67
71
138
CUT
Gary Woodland
USA
-2
70
68
138
CUT
Hudson Swafford
USA
-2
71
67
138
CUT
Hunter Mahan
USA
-2
67
71
138
CUT
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
-2
69
69
138
CUT
Matthew Fitzpatrick
ENG
-2
70
68
138
CUT
Max Homa
USA
-2
71
67
138
CUT
Ryan Palmer
USA
-2
67
71
138
CUT
Sam Ryder
USA
-2
66
72
138
CUT
Tyler McCumber
USA
-2
65
73
138
CUT
Cameron Percy
AUS
-1
67
72
139
CUT
Corey Conners
CAN
-1
73
66
139
CUT
Danny Willett
ENG
-1
68
71
139
CUT
J. T. Poston
USA
-1
70
69
139
CUT
James Hahn
USA
-1
70
69
139
CUT
Jason Kokrak
USA
-1
70
69
139
CUT
Lucas Bjerregaard
DNK
-1
69
70
139
CUT
Luke List
USA
-1
71
68
139
CUT
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-1
67
72
139
CUT
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-1
70
69
139
CUT
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-1
68
71
139
CUT
Beau Hossler
USA
Par
73
67
140
CUT
David Pastore
USA
Par
73
67
140
CUT
J. J. Henry
USA
Par
69
71
140
CUT
Justin Rose
ENG
Par
67
73
140
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
USA
Par
70
70
140
CUT
Sahith Theegala
USA
Par
69
71
140
CUT
Sebastian Munoz
COL
Par
70
70
140
CUT
Talor Gooch
USA
Par
69
71
140
CUT
Charl Schwartzel
RSA
1
71
70
141
CUT
Davis Love III
USA
1
74
67
141
CUT
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
1
71
70
141
CUT
Grayson Murray
USA
1
68
73
141
CUT
Jamie Lovemark
USA
1
70
71
141
CUT
Keegan Bradley
USA
1
67
74
141
CUT
Matthew Every
USA
1
70
71
141
CUT
Peter Kuest
USA
1
73
68
141
CUT
Sepp Straka
AUT
1
69
72
141
CUT
Justin Thomas
USA
2
71
71
142
CUT
Kevin Kisner
USA
2
71
71
142
CUT
Kevin Tway
USA
2
72
70
142
CUT
Matt Wallace
ENG
2
70
72
142
CUT
Michael Kim
KOR
2
70
72
142
CUT
Rob Oppenheim
USA
2
68
74
142
CUT
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
2
72
70
142
CUT
Wyndham Clark
USA
2
71
71
142
CUT
Zac Blair
USA
2
69
73
142
CUT
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
3
69
74
143
CUT
Bo Hoag
USA
3
69
74
143
CUT
Bo Van Pelt
USA
3
74
69
143
CUT
Cameron Tringale
USA
3
70
73
143
CUT
Collin Morikawa
USA
3
72
71
143
CUT
D. J. Trahan
USA
3
67
76
143
CUT
Harry Higgs
USA
3
71
72
143
CUT
Robby Shelton
USA
3
70
73
143
CUT
Russell Knox
SCO
3
74
69
143
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
3
72
71
143
CUT
Vijay Singh
FIJ
3
75
68
143
CUT
David Hearn
CAN
4
72
72
144
CUT
Fabian Gomez
ARG
4
71
73
144
CUT
Matt Jones
AUS
4
74
70
144
CUT
Scott Harrington
USA
4
68
76
144
CUT
Stewart Cink
USA
4
68
76
144
CUT
Bronson Burgoon
USA
5
69
76
145
CUT
J. J. Spaun
USA
7
78
69
147
CUT
Peter Malnati
USA
7
73
74
147
CUT
Martin Trainer
USA
14
77
77
154
RET
Bud Cauley
USA
Par
69
69
RET
Denny McCarthy
USA
Par
67
67
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