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Dustin Johnson will return to Valspar Championship

Johnson, ranked third in the world, played in last year’s tournament at Innisbrook.
Dustin Johnson drives the 6th fairway at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course during the second round of the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Tampa Bay Times]
Dustin Johnson drives the 6th fairway at Innisbrook's Copperhead Course during the second round of the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Tampa Bay Times]
Published Nov. 14

Dustin Johnson, ranked third in the Official World Golf Rankings, has committed to the Valspar Championship. This will be a second straight visit to the Coppperhead Course at Innisbrook for Johnson, who was the world’s top-ranked golfer when he played last year.

Johnson will join the current top player in the world, former Florida State standout Brooks Koepka, in the 2020 field. Johnson has won 20 PGA Tour events, including the 2016 U.S. Open. He has played on four Ryder Cup teams.

Related: RELATED: Brooks Koepka, world’s top-ranked golfer, commits to 2020 Valspar Championship

Johnson tied for sixth in last year’s Valspar Championship. He was in the final group with Paul Casey, who is the two-time defending champion. Casey is also in the 2020 field.

Related: RELATED: Paul Casey wins the Valspar Championship

The Valspar Championship will be played on March 19-22.

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