Jason Day was scheduled to play in a fund raising charity program.
But, his back did not allow him to do so. The organizers then approached Dustin Johnson to play game on the behalf of the Day. Johnson agreed to that and now he will be playing against Rory.
The organizers do not think there will fall in foot step in the absence of Day. Reason for same is, if Day is the world’s number one player then Johnson is number two. People will have some fun. This fundraising event will take place on the Pradera Verde Golf and Country Club located in Pampanga. The fund raised by this event will to victims of typhoon that hit a large number of people in the year 2013.
The most interesting thing about the participation of Johnson in the event is Johnson has left Hero World Challenge to participate in this event. Both the matches were scheduled at the same time and Johnson has to pick one. He picked fund raising event.
Dustin Johnson was defeated by Rory Mcllroy in FedEx cup happened recently. The tournament was about 10 Million dollars, which Johnson lost from Mcllroy. Thus, this fund raising match will be interesting to see if Johnson is willing to defeat Rory.
This year had won three championships and this is enough for him to get the PGA tour player of the year award. This would be the first such award for Johnson. Speaking about the event Johnson said “I like playing against Rory and if I am getting another opportunity to play against him then it is going to be fun. Moreover, with this event, I will go to the Philippines where I have never been to” He further added that “Rory is a strong player and it is like a win-win situation”.