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After career-low 60 in second round, Johnson outpaced the rest of the field at TPC Boston.

Dustin Johnson led the rest of the field all day Sunday during the final round of THE 2020 NORTHERN TRUST, ending with an 11-shot victory, the largest in his career. After an hour-long late storm delay, Johnson played the final two holes in near darkness, birdying the 18th Hole for a 30-under-par finish.

The victory returned him to the No. 1 ranking in the world and moves him to No. 1 in the FedExCup Playoffs, assuring he will be at the TOUR Championship in two weeks for a shot at the $15 million prize. Johnson previously won THE NORTHERN TRUST in 2011 and 2017.

Further proof that his win at THE NORTHERN TRUST was one for the record books:

  • This was his 22nd PGA TOUR win, putting him ahead of Tiger Woods for the most wins since the 2007-2008 season.
  • He is only the third player to finish with a score of 30 under or better, joining Ernie Els and Jordan Spieth.
  • His 11- stroke victory was the first double-digit PGA TOUR tournament win in 10 years.
  • It is the fifth time he has won a FedExCup playoff tournament, tying Rory McIlroy for most playoff event wins.

THE NORTHERN TRUST is the first of three events in the FedExCup Playoffs, the culmination of the season-long competition that is the centerpiece of the PGA TOUR schedule. The golf tournament features do-or-die drama as the top 125 players compete to advance. The tournament returns to Liberty National Golf Club outside Manhattan in 2021.

Northern Trust Extends Charitable Reach through PGA TOUR Sponsorship

As title sponsor, Northern Trust’s partnership with the PGA TOUR helps us extend our 130-year tradition of supporting the communities where we live and work. The proceeds from THE NORTHERN TRUST are distributed to numerous worthy local charities – nearly $6 million over the past three years alone. These funds support organizations that strengthen after-school programs, healthcare services and other vital community resources.


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Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 22 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 22 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of June 30, 2020, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$12.1 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.3 trillion. For more than 130 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation.