Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson considered pairing up at 2020 Zurich Classic

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Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson talked about forming a team for the 2020 Zurich Classic of New Orleans before the tournament was officially canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The current world No. 1 McIlroy and 20-time PGA TOUR winner Johnson will team up on May 17 for TaylorMade Driving Relief, a $3 million charity skins match against Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff that will raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts.

“I’m happy Rory is my teammate for sure,” Johnson told Mike Tirico of NBC Sports. “We’ve played a lot of golf together and we even talked about playing at the New Orleans tournament. I think we will be a good team.”

If all goes well, perhaps the pair will come together for the 2021 Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana.

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