Tuesday 12 December 2017

Johnson seals Hawaii title

Dustin Johnson withstood three days of weather delays to win the first PGA tournament of the year after some impressive power hitting left him four shots clear of compatriot Steve Stricker at the Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

The 28-year-old finished with a final-round 68 to leave him on 16-under-par to claim the seventh win of his career on the PGA Tour. It also marks the third time Johnson has won a weather-shortened event.

He won the 2011 Barclays and the 2009 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, both of which were shortened to 54 holes.

Humer takes

top swim role


SWIM Ireland have appointed Lars Humer as the new head coach at the high performance centre in the University of Limerick. Humer will take up his new position next Monday.

Originally from New Zealand, where he competed as a swimmer before becoming a coach, Humer has been a high performance coach with British Swimming for the past 13 years. In that position, he has coached both Paralympic and Olympic swimmers at various centres in the UK.

Irish Independent

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