Johnson claims BMW title, No. 1 spot in FedEx Cup

golf-djbwmFormer Coastal Carolina University two-time All-American Dustin Johnson shot a final-round 67 to win the BMW Championship by three strokes and capture the top spot in the FedEx Cup standings.

With the win, Johnson enters the season finale, The PGA Tour Championship, as the top ranked player in the FedEx Cup standings. He can clinch the season-long race with a win at East Lake, and he’s now the favorite for Player of the Year honors.

Johnson finished at 23-under 265 (67-63-68-67), three shots ahead of Paul Casey, who was runner-up for the second consecutive event. His second-round score set the competitive course record at Crooked Stick in Carmel, IN.

Johnson has now won a career-best three times in 2016, including the US Open in June for his first major title. The sudden surge comes following a self-imposed leave of absence from the tour last year to deal with personal issues.

Photo courtesy of PGA Tour

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