Dustin Johnson Misses Cut at PGA, Snaps Longest Active Streak

Dustin Johnson Misses Cut at PGA, Snaps Longest Active Streak

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Dustin Johnson was the favorite coming into the week, but he'll leave early, missing the cut at Baltusrol.
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SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Dustin Johnson entered the PGA Championship as the favorite. He’ll leave Friday finishing as one of the last players in the field.

Johnson shot a brutal seven-over 77 in Round 1, including making an absolute mess of the 18th when he hit his drive into the water and hit a tree with his second, making bogey.

Johnson was marginally better in Round 2, posting a two-over 72 but will still miss the cut, which will snap the longest active streak on Tour at 25 consecutive made cuts. 

The No. 2 player in the world had a chance to take over the top spot in the World Golf Ranking depending on how the tournament shook out between himself and world No. 1 Jason Day. 

Those hopes are gone, and soon too will be Johnson … at least for this week. 

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