Johnson, who was born in Columbia, South Carolina and attended Coastal Carolina University in nearby Conway, will be returning to the Wells Fargo Championship for the first time since 2011.
Dustin Johnson, the world's No. 1-ranked golfer who missed the Masters because of a back injury, will return to action at the Wells Fargo Championship in Wilmington, N.C., May 4-7. He showed up Thursday morning to give it a try, but Johnson wound up withdrawing before teeing a ball on the first hole.
Dustin Johnson of the U.S. talks to members of the media after he pulled out of the tournament due to injury during first round play at the 2017 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, U.S., April 6, 2017.
Johnson's longtime agent, David Winkle, had previously told Golfweek on Masters Sunday that Johnson was home and recovering.