OAKVILLE, Ont. — Dustin Johnson stood on the 13th tee at Glen Abbey and loomed over his ball. He slowly pulled back his driver and then uncoiled again, an effortless move that sends golf balls great distances.
The ball rocketed off his club face. “Jesus Christ,” a woman muttered.
Johnson can have that effect on you. Watching him hit balls invites spiritual thoughts.
It’s not just that Johnson is long, though he is very long. Many of his fellow pros can hit it a mile. It’s that Johnson plays with what looks like such relative ease. Other players lash at the ball, and at times look like they will come out of their shoes. Bubba Watson, another bomber, famously hits big swooping…