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AKRON, Ohio (AP) The PGA Tour is refuting a report that Dustin Johnson has been suspended.
Johnson said in a statement Thursday he was taking a leave of absence to seek professional help for "personal challenges" that brought an end to his season. Johnson will miss the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.
Golf.com reported Friday that the tour had suspended Johnson for six months for failing a drug test. The website cited a source it did not identify.