Johnson climbs to world No 4

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The Independent Online

Dustin Johnson is up to a career-high fourth in the world after his victory in the first of the FedEx Cup play-off events, the Barclays in New Jersey.

Reduced to 54 holes because of Hurricane Irene, Johnson shot a closing 65 to beat fellow American Matt Kuchar by two.

His win pushes Martin Kaymer and US Open champion Rory McIlroy down to fifth and sixth respectively.