Dustin Johnson Suspended for Doing Cocaine, Had Sexual Affairs With PGA Wives

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Uh Ohhh! This is quite a series of events in a very short amount of time. First Dustin Johnson announced that he was taking a leave of absence from the PGA Tour to deal with “personal issues” and now it came out according to Golf.com that he was leaving to seek help for a problem he had with cocaine. The PGA Tour ended up suspending him for six months for doing such substance. DJ has been in trouble before with drug use as he was suspended for marijuana use in 2009, cocaine in 2012, and once again in 2014.

In 2012 and 2014, the years he did the cocaine, he had his strongest major finishes as a pro, finishing tied for 9th at the Open Championship in 2012 and finishing tied for 4th at the U.S. Open this year in 2014 (Which was his best U.S. Open finish). Maybe Dustin needs to play “White Lines” by the Sugar Hill Gang which talks about cocaine and the troubles of it. Here’s his statement courtesy of Golf.com.

“I will use this time to seek professional help for personal challenges I have faced,” he said in a statement issued by his management company. “By committing the time and resources necessary to improve my mental health, physical well-being and emotional foundation, I am confident that I will be better equipped to fulfill my potential and become a consistent champion.”

Dustin’s agent David Winkle, when asked if Dustin would be suspended, texted a Sports Illustrated reporter saying “Don’t believe everything you hear”. Well, Mr. Winkle, I appreciate your efforts of defending your client and all but…he did just get suspended sooo what do you think about that? Dustin will miss the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup this year which are clearly the biggest events left on the schedule.

The PGA Tour made a short statement on the situation, courtesy of Golf Channel:

“We have nothing to add to Dustin’s statement. But wish him well and look forward to his return to the PGA Tour in the future.”

Thought that was enough? Well wait! There’s more! According to DeadSpin, Dj has been having sexual relationships with a couple of PGA Tour wives. Or “At least one”. Sounds like two or three to me! Here’s a small paragraph mentioning this in Golf.com’s piece:

Johnson’s conduct has long been a topic of conversation among close observers of the Tour. He is often seen in bars near his home in Jupiter, Fla., and is also known to have had a sexual indiscretion with at least one wife of a PGA Tour player.

And Robert Lusetich verified that it was indeed two wives he was messing around with:

Kinda makes you wonder who the women were. Who were their husbands? Popular players? Not so popular? Caddy(HUH?!)? It’s anybody’s guess but this is quite an interesting series of events.

Robert Lusetich had some more to say via his Twitter:

Shane Bacon of Yahoo Sports threw some humor into the situation and I so happen to agree with him:

He also had some warm thoughts as well:

And so do I. I hope nothing but the best for DJ and I think he made a very smart move of leaving golf to deal with these problems because most would just continue doing it instead of getting help. It makes you wonder though, he’s a wealthy PGA Tour golfer (Net Worth of $20 million), he’s one of the longest hitters on Tour, a very popular player, he’s with a woman that most men would love to date and he gets free travel to tournaments. He’s living the dream. He’s living a life that most people could only dream of and he’s using substances that most people use when they’re stressed or depressed to get away from reality.

There’s absolutely no reason why Dustin should be doing this stuff. If he was in certain situations like unfortunately some are, his body would be full of cocaine due to depression. He’s doing this with a wonderful life. I’m glad he made the right decision to seek out help because who knows how far this problem could have went if he just played it off. Get it together DJ! Drugs and having affairs with married women is NOT what life is all about. Take as much time off as you want because this is much bigger than golf.

UPDATE: New statement from the PGA Tour says Dustin Johnson is NOT suspended:

“With regard to media reports that Dustin Johnson has been been suspended by the PGA TOUR, this is to clarify that Mr. Johnson has taken a voluntary leave of absence and is not under a suspension from the PGA TOUR,”

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Pics: Holly Highlights Golf’s Most Beautiful Women, Who Else is Featured?

Holly Sonders has quickly become one of the most popular reporters in sports and she's also known to be a pretty good golfer as well. You can view her slideshow here.

Holly Sonders has quickly become one of the most popular reporters in sports and she’s also known to be a pretty good golfer as well. You can view her slideshow HERE.

In the last few weeks, Golf magazine highlighted some of the most beautiful women in golf and it’s great that the ladies of golf are getting much attention. Some of these ladies are golfers, some are journalists and some are….both. The great folks at Golf magazine did a great job putting together some nice screenshots of these golf beauties that I’m sure the dudes will enjoy. Women for the most part have been over looked in golf due to the ever evolving attention and talent on the male tour but we have seen some great golf on the LPGA Tour as well and a prime example was how dominate Inbee Park has been and for good reason, won the Rolex Player of the Year award. Her performance gave me goosebumps because the dominance was beyond real. For her to nearly get a grand slam is just ridiculous in a good way and with some of the best journalists in the business being females, there’s no doubt that the women will always have a big slice of glory pie. So, here are some of Golf.com’s most beautiful women from the last few weeks (Note: The links are below by clicking on their names):

KATHLEEN EKEY

CHEYENNE WOODS

BELEN MOZO

DOWD SIMSPON

NATALIE GULBIS

My four most beautiful women in golf:

PAULA CREAMER

AMANDA BALIONIS

AMANDA DUFNER

MICHELLE WIE

So that’s that! Who do YOU think are the most beautiful women in golf? Ladies can get in on this too! It’s not a question I’m asking in a sense of “Oh, which one would you marry?” it’s just a general who do you think is the most beautiful question. So feel free to write them down in the comments below and thanks again to Golf.com for the slideshows!

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