Golf: Johnson named PGA player of the year

Dustin Johnson during the Ryder Cup. Photo / Getty Images
Dustin Johnson during the Ryder Cup. Photo / Getty Images

Dustin Johnson's capped off his best season to date by being named the PGA Tour's player of the year.

Johnson claimed three wins during the 2015-16 season including a breakthrough major victory in the US Open at Oakmont.

The American earned the nod over world number one Jason Day and FedEx Cup winner Rory McIlroy in a vote of his peers.

Johnson had a tour best 15 top-10 finishes and the best adjusted scoring average.

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