Top 5: Highs and lows of Dustin Johnson's career

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From the crushing lows to the flying highs, NCG's James Broadhurst charts the rollercoaster career to date of new World No. 1 Dustin Johnson.

“Personal challenges”

In July 2014, Johnson shocked the golfing world by announcing he would be absent for the rest of the season as he sought professional help for “personal challenges”.

Fans, players and the media were left perplexed as the then 30-year-old disappeared during the middle of the season under a cloud of mystery.

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Several media publications claimed Johnson had been suspended from for six months for testing positive for drugs – but it was strenuously denied by the PGA Tour.

Things could only get better…

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