Heading into the 2017 Masters, nobody was hotter than Dustin Johnson. After a “serious” tumble down a staircase, he now just hopes to play.
Per AP Dustin Johnson's manager says the world's No. 1 player has taken a serious fall on a staircase on the eve of the Masters.
— Dianna Russini (@diannaESPN) April 5, 2017
Masters favorite Dustin Johnson injures lower back after taking fall on stairs this afternoon. Manager says DJ "hopes" to play tomorrow. Wow
— Doug Ferguson (@dougferguson405) April 5, 2017
This is just awful bad luck for Johnson, who entered Masters week on a three-tournament win streak.
The No. 1 player in the world, Johnson was by far the favorite to win the major championship. He won his first major last season at the U.S. Open.