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Who to watch: Dustin Johnson

5/24/2011
Allan Henry/US Presswire

Our look at players to watch for the HP Byron Nelson Championship continues all day today.

Player: Dustin Johnson

Age: 26 (turns 27 in June)

College: Coastal Carolina

Best career finish at Nelson: Tied for fourth at 2009

Best finish on the PGA Tour in 2011: Runner-up at World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship

Why he's one to watch: He clearly likes the course, finishing in the top-10 the last two years at the Nelson. ...He has three top-10s this season and has finished second and third already in 2011. ...He is second in birdie average and is third in driving distance. A long hitter usually has success at TPC Four Seasons.

Key stat: He's 17th in greens in regulation percentage

Fun fact: Johnson's grandfather, Art Whisnant, played basketball at South Carolina and was a three-time All-ACC selection (1960s)