McDowell Rides Wave of Calm to Title

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On the third tee on Sunday at Pebble Beach, I stood next to Dustin Johnson after he'd just made triple bogey at the second hole to fall back into a tie for the lead with his playing partner, Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland. Somehow, in the crush, I'd gotten the perfect spot to hear whatever pieces of Johnson's golf soul might leak out in his moment of crisis.

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