Dodgers
Plaschke: Vin Scully is a voice for the ages
Topics

Phil Mickelson

Dustin Johnson in three-way tie for first-round lead at Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson in three-way tie for first-round lead at Tour Championship

Dustin Johnson was in trouble from the start Thursday, just not for very long. The game feels easy for the U.S. Open champion, who began his bid for the FedEx Cup title on Thursday with a four-under 66 to share the lead at the Tour Championship. 

Johnson had 165 yards from the sand and worried about getting it over the lip of the bunker. He hit an eight-iron to within two feet for birdie and was on his way to his sixth consecutive round at 68 or lower. 

“It was a very nice shot to start the day,” Johnson said with a smile. 

Hideki Matsuyama of Japan ran off three straight birdies early in his round and finished with a birdie on the...

90°