Dustin Johnson`s leave a six-month cocaine ban: Report

US golfer Dustin Johnson, who announced he was ending his season immediately for personal reasons, is actually serving a six-month PGA Tour suspension after testing positive for cocaine, Golf.com reported.

American Dustin Johnson takes leave for ``personal challenges``

Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," the big-hitting American said.

McIlroy under pressure at rain-hit British Open

Rory McIlroy was struggling to hold on to his lead in a rain-hit third round of the British Open on Saturday.

Kaymer cruising at US Open as rivals falter

Germany`s Martin Kaymer grinded his way into the final holes of the US Open with a six-stroke lead Sunday as rivals stumbled down the stretch at formidable Pinehurst.

Kaymer finds trouble but stays five ahead at Open

Germany`s Martin Kaymer maintained a five-stroke lead in Saturday`s third round of the US Open despite a bogey at the 13th hole as his rivals fared even worse at Pinehurst.

Title chasing Fowler salutes Harmon and Mickelson

Rickie Fowler`s idea to seek out decorated coach Butch Harmon in December was made specifically to improve his record at the majors and the move has paid instant dividends at the Masters.

Four share midway lead as Blue Monster shows teeth

American Hunter Mahan eagled his penultimate hole to grab a share of the halfway lead at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Friday as the Blue Monster showed its true colours, with more than 100 golf balls ending up in the water.

Furyk and Johnson take very different routes at Riviera

Jim Furyk and Dustin Johnson have sharply contrasting playing styles and took very different routes on Friday but the American duo finished up in the same spot at the Northern Trust Open.

In-form Johnson surges one ahead at Riviera

Combine a fast start to the season with a favoured venue and you have a near-perfect recipe for Dustin Johnson, who charged into an early one-shot lead at the Northern Trust Open on Thursday.

Mickelson eyes record-tying fifth Pebble Beach win

Phil Mickelson returns to one of his favourites venues for this week`s Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, bidding for a record-equalling fifth victory before taking a short break from the PGA Tour for family time.

Holder Johnson in three-way tie for lead at Kapalua

Long-hitting Dustin Johnson stayed on track for a successful title defence at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii as he ended a wildly fluctuating third round in a three-way tie for the lead on Sunday.

Sharp wedge game helps Johnson take control in Hawaii

Zach Johnson failed to take advantage of the par-five holes but his renowned, razor-sharp wedge game helped him seize a three-shot lead after Saturday`s second round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Bhullar struggles and drops to 44th, Johnson in lead

India`s sole representative at the WGC-HSBC Champions Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was simply brilliant till the 15th hole on the second day, had a big struggle once again in the third round, as he carded a 75 and found himself languishing in the bottom half of the leaderboard with a share of 44th place.

Snedeker gifted Canadian crown after Johnson collapse

American Brandt Snedeker took advantage of a Dustin Johnson meltdown to claim a three-shot victory at the Canadian Open on Sunday.

Dustin Johnson wins Tournament of Champions

American Dustin Johnson has won the weather-affected Tournament of Champions in Hawaii making a winning start to the 2013 season.

Johnson pulls out of Humana Challenge with back injury

American world number eight Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Humana Challenge at La Quinta, California, midway through second round due to a lower back injury.

Johnson not bitter after losing caddie to Woods

Johnson is playing the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland, where he shot a 1-under 71 in the first round on Thursday.

Johnson overtakes Kuchar to win Barclays PGA title

Dustin Johnson fired a six-under par 65 to win The Barclays by two strokes over fellow American Matt Kuchar.

Clarke within sight of debut major

Darren Clarke heads out for the final round of the British Open on Sunday with a one-shot lead over American Dustin Johnson.

Clarke within sight of debut major

Darren Clarke heads out for the final round of the British Open on Sunday with a one-shot lead over American Dustin Johnson.