Dustin Johnson & Paulina Gretzky celebrate $4m LIV Golf win on jet

Dustin Johnson and wife Paulina Gretzky, daughter of NHL legend, Wayne, celebrate his $4million payday after LIV Golf win on private jet

  • Dustin Johnson won the fourth iteration of the LIV Golf Invitational last weekend
  • Johnson received a $4million purse for winning the sudden-death playoff 
  • It is Johnson’s first tournament victory since Feb. 2021’s Saudi International win 
  • The 38-year-old is married to Paulina Gretzky – the pair share two children 

Dustin Johnson certainly knows how to perform on the golf course, and while there have been signs, we’re now seeing he can bring it off the course as well.  

The two-time Major winner took out the LIV Golf event in London, MA, just outside of Boston last weekend, earning himself a cool $4million payday. 

Johnson made an extraordinary 35-foot eagle putt on 18 to cement victory over Joaquin Niemann and Anirban Lahiri in the three-way playoff.

Dustin Johnson was victorious at the 2022 LIV Golf Invitational Boston at The Oaks Golf Course

‘It was going a little fast, but it was a good line,’ Johnson said of the putt. 

‘I got some unlucky breaks [on 18] the first time around. It owed me one, and I got it.’

Australian Cam Smith narrowly missed the playoff despite leading all comers heading into 17. 

Johnson (L) and his party seemed to be enjoying themselves with cocktails throughout the trip

His wife, Paulina Gretzky — daughter of hockey great Wayne — was on hand to celebrate with Johnson on the course before the pair took it to another level thereafter. 

Gretzky posted a series of Instagram stories on her account following the victory in which Johnson and friends celebrated on a private jet. 

The actress shared photos of her partying with close friend Kristina Melnichenko, a boomerang of her and Johnson kissing and the group enjoying themselves in the plush surroundings. 

Paulina Gretzky (R) & Kristina Melnichenko (L) enjoyed the spoils of Johnson’s LIV Golf victory

The win in Bolton, MA was Johnson’s first tournament victory since February 2021 where he took out the Saudi International. 

Before signing with LIV Golf, Johnson had dropped from No. 1 in the world to outside of the world’s top 15 players. 

Now, rankings are an irrelevance given LIV Golf events do not count toward the Official Golf World Ranking.  

Johnson & his wife enjoyed the victory in style as they departed from the LIV Golf invitational 

‘I’ve had a chance to win every one,’ Johnson said of the four LIV Golf invitationals on Sunday. 

‘That’s three in a row for the team, and for me to get my first, I’m feeling good.’ 

Who wouldn’t be with an extra $4million in the bank?  

Johnson was the first big name to make the leap from the PGA Tour to the Saudi-backed series

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