On high of that, he took to Twitter to tell followers that his mom was hospitalized with the virus.
“I have been speaking to my mother all day right this moment and he or she’s feeling higher and he or she’s (in) actually good spirits. I instructed her she principally has the complete world praying for her and he or she instructed me to let you know guys to maintain praying and thanks for all of the assist.”
Though he reviews feeling properly, Johnson expressed that he felt “disillusioned” that his debut should wait, however is remaining optimistic nonetheless.
“It is occasions like these the place it’s important to maintain specializing in the larger image at hand, and from my expertise, a fork within the street usually has an fascinating approach of resulting in new alternatives. Getting a short glimpse of the Farmers Insurance coverage Open and what it might be wish to play on the PGA Tour solely additional ignites the fireplace inside me to work that a lot more durable to chase the dream of enjoying on Tour full-time.
“I’m so grateful to Farmers Insurance coverage and the complete workforce on the Century Membership of San Diego for not solely offering me with this chance, but additionally for all they’re doing to advertise range in golf and past.”
Johnson’s rise into golf has drawn a lot consideration given his humble beginnings.
An eighth-grade dropout, his future was solid by the inspiration of golf. Having initially been proven the sport with only a stick in his grandmother’s backyard, Johnson — who by no means knew his father — discovered a house at a golf membership the place the assistant skilled gave him work in change for one-dollar rounds.
He carded 5 straight top-10s on the APGA Tour, ending with victory over former PGA Tour execs Tim O’Neal and Brad Adamonis on the APGA Tour Championship in September.
The invite to make his PGA Tour debut adopted shortly, with Johnson saying on the time that for actual change to be made, gamers must reap the benefits of these moments.
He continued: “Now we have to place ourselves in place to reap the benefits of these alternatives. Make it to the weekend and present we will play on the market identical to these guys.”
“This is not the tip of my story,” he stated.