Johnson was among eight players who had at least a share of the lead at some point Saturday, a wild third round of low scores, long putts and endless possibilities.
Li Haotong was bogey-free and posted an 8-under 132, giving him a two-shot lead over a large group that included Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion.
Turkish Airlines Open: Justin Rose defends title to regain World No 1 spot; Shubhankar Sharma shoots 67 to finish T-43
By winning the Turkish Airlines Open, Justin Rose also became the first player to successfully defend a Rolex Series title.
Turkish Airlines Open: Li Haotong takes three-shot lead as Justin Rose fatlers; Shubhankar Sharma stays at 53rd
Li Haotong brought home a stunning 63 to open up a three-shot lead over defending champion Justin Rose and Alexander Levy heading into the final round.
Chinese golfers put in underwhelming performances at PGA Tour Series-China, fail to make it into top 10
Chinese golfers struggled in this edition of the PGA Tour Series-China, with no Chinese representatives making it into the top ten and Cao Yi being the highest placed Chinese golfer in 12th.
British Open 2017: Jordan Spieth's mental fortitude helped him stage gritty recovery and clinch title
A final round full of drama, a tale of mental fortitude and Jordan Spieth's transition from ice cold to red hot headlined the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.
Jordan Spieth won the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday by three shots from fellow American Matt Kuchar after a dramatic final round.