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Liz Mullen

Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Johnson breaks through as club/apparel deal nears an end

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 06 / 27 / 16

“T iming is everything in life and in golf,” Arnold Palmer once said. Dustin Johnson may agree. Johnson has won at least one event on the PGA Tour every season since he was a rookie in 2008, but he may have won his first major ...

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