KAPALUA, Hawaii – Although they may seem like a mismatched duo, 6-foot-4 Dustin Johnson and 5-foot-7 Brian Harman have some history. It’s a history that favors Harman, who is two back heading into Sunday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

At last May’s Wells Fargo Championship, Harman outdueled Johnson – who was fresh off three consecutive victories but returning from injury – to win his second PGA Tour title. That history makes Sunday’s duel between the two compelling.

The text exchange between the two after the Wells Fargo, though, was priceless.

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A few days after the event, Johnson congratulated Harman via text. Harman jokingly replied: “I wanted to make that putt (a 28-footer for birdie on the 72nd hole to win by a stroke) because I didn’t want any piece of you in a playoff.”

Johnson responded, “No you didn’t,” and added a winking emoji.

It was a friendly exchange between two players who respect each other’s games, as well as an indication of how interesting things could become on Sunday at the Tournament of Champions.

Harman beat DJ once before; can he do it again?

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