Dustin Johnson falls by the Match Play wayside but Rory McIlroy stays alive

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Dustin Johnson may take solace from the fact this year’s pre-Masters slip was not of the physical variety.

A year after Johnson, already with a WGC title secured, appeared unbeatable when cantering to success at another – the 2017 Match Play – he was unceremoniously bundled out of the Austin event after two defeats in as many days. Johnson had appeared at Augusta as the red hot favourite in 2017 but did not hit a shot in anger after tumbling down stairs at his rental home. Perhaps this, now an inevitably less fevered build-up, will suit him.

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