DJ Deja Vu? Johnson tied atop US Open leaderboard

golf-djDustin Johnson may be experiencing deja vu at the 116th US Open, but forgive him if he is hoping for a better ending.

The former Coastal Carolina standout finds himself atop the leaderboard at the rain-delayed US Open at Oakmont (PA) Country Club, finishing Friday’s round tied with Andrew Landry at 4 under. Several players have yet to complete 36 holes.

Last year in the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, Johnson missed a 12-foot birdie putt to win on the final green and needed two more to get into the hole, handing the title to Jordan Spieth.

Johnson took a three-stroke lead to the final round of the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, but closed with an 82 to tie for eighth, and a two-stroke penalty on the 72nd hole of the PGA that year at Whistling Straits kept him out of the playoff in which Martin Kaymer beat Bubba Watson.

Johnson has four top-10 results in the last five majors and 12 in all, but he has yet to claim his first major title.

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