Wayne Gretzky who was claimed to be a “DJ whisperer” acknowledged that he’d moderately be referred to as Dustin Johnson’s “grandfather, a father-in-law, a giant brother.” Gretzky admitted that there have been a number of occasions when he suggested him however that may by no means be labeled as a “whisperer”, moderately, “We’re associates.”
Gretzky, recognized for his legendary profession in NHL met golf star Dustin Johnson in 2012 at a charity occasion. Gretzky and his household usually play on golf programs with a 10-handicapper. They participated in in style occasions at AT&T Pebble Seashore Professional-Am, and Sherwood Nation Membership in California. Even lately, his spouse Janet Jones received her 4th title on the Showcase golf exhibition.
Gretzky acknowledged that he and DJ normally speak in regards to the household, sports activities, scheduling, and so forth. He’s by no means been a “guru” to Johnson however extra like his personal son. The duo particularly got here shut after his eldest daughter Paulina Gretzky began courting Johnson. They later obtained married and welcomed two children into the household.
Speaking about Paulina and DJ’s relationship, Janet had an enormous half to play in it. She not solely performed the position of matchmaking but in addition inspired and supported the duo to take essential life choices. Now the fortunately married couple with their sons River and Tatum, the duo is seen occurring a number of holidays and being out within the highlight.
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Wanting again at Wayne Gretzky and Dustin Johnson’s relationship, DJ praised the NHL legend stating that having his assist has meant the world to him. Solely attending to “spend quite a lot of time with him has been probably the greatest issues ever.” Not solely does the duo get pleasure from spending time in one another’s firm but in addition like to play golf on the greens.
Gretzky being able to holding himself sturdy has proved to be a tremendous accomplice for DJ in charity or superstar golf occasions. Gretzky additionally identified how Johnson was already listed as a Prime 10 golfer even earlier than he met him. Gretzky, recognized for his humble nature commented that he himself is “not a golfer by any means” and has by no means “given him (Dustin Johnson) a lesson plan”.
Although now and again, Gretzky has absolutely inspired Johnson in skilled pursuits. DJ credited Gretzky after buying the No. 1 spot and in addition for his terrific 2020 Masters efficiency. The 4x Stanley Cup winner additionally had an enormous position to play throughout DJ’s crushing 2015 U.S. Open defeat. He missed a 12-ft. 72nd gap putt, plus a 3-ft. playoff miss to Jordan Spieth.