Jason Dufner is a well-known professional golfer from America and has won the PGA Tour five-times. He is the winner of the 2013 PGA Championship, runner-up of 2011 PGA Championship, and was ranked in the top 10 for consecutive 50 weeks in the 2012 Official World Golf Ranking.
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Early Life & Biography
Jason Christopher Dufner was born on March 24, 1977, in Cleveland, Ohio. When he was eleven years old, Dufner moved to Washington, D.C., and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the age of fourteen.
He went to St. Thomas Aquinas High School, where he began playing golf in his sophomore, junior, and senior years. He later attended Auburn University from where he graduated in 2000 with a degree in economics. When Dufner was in college, he was an Honorable Mention All-American in 1997
In 2009, Dufner met Amanda Boyd through a common friend Aubum. They were in a relationship for three years before marrying each other in 2012. The couple divorced in 2015.
He has been able to keep his personal life away from the limelight and is completely focused on his golf career.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24 March 1977, Jason Dufner is 43 years old as of today’s date 14th September 2020. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
Dufner, in his early career, struggled to play at the PGA tour. In 2004, he was included in the PGA tour and was also on the Nationwide Tour from 2001 to 2006. He won the Buy.com Wichita Open in 2001 and the LaSalle Bank Open in 2006.
In 2007, Dufner finished 127th in the FedEx Cup standings and was unable to qualify for the PGA Tour Q-School. In 2009, he ranked third at the RBC Canadian Open and was also the runner up place at the Deutsche Bank Championship. He was in fifth place at the 2010 PGA Championship.
In the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Dufner was in a tie for third place. He was also part of the 2011 Open Championship but was unable to qualify in both the U.S. Open and Open Championship.
At the 2011 PGA Championship in Atlanta, he had a second-place finish and rose to 38th in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). He continued his excellent form and defeated Ernie Els on the second hole in the 2012 PGA Tour. As a result, he entered the T0p 20 world ranking for the first time. Dufner later defeated Dicky Pride at the HP Byron Nelson Championship. With his win, he became only the second multiple winners on the PGA Tour of the 2012 season.
His success continued, and he finished in a tie for fourth place at the 2012 U.S. Open. The following year, he took up a membership with the European Tour. Dufner got his major success when he won the 2013 PGA Championship, which also resulted in moving his rank at the eight spots of the world rankings.
In 2016, Dufner won his fourth PGA Tour title at the CareerBuilder Challenge, defeating David Lingmerth in a sudden-death playoff. In 2017, he won the Memorial Tournament.
Awards & Achievements
Jason Dufner has won several awards and championships in his illustrious career. He has won the PGA Championship, Zurich Classic of New Orleans, HP Byron Nelson Championship, LaSalle Bank Open, Buy.com Wichita Open, Mexico Championship, and many more.
He has also represented the United States national gold team at the 2012 Ryder Cup and 2013 Presidential Cup.
Net Worth & Salary of Jason Dufner in 2020
As of September 2020, Jason Dufner has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. He has made this huge fortune through his successful career as a professional golfer.
Dufner has won the PGA Tour five times and Korn Ferry Tour twice. He is also the winner of 2017 The Open Championship. Dufner received a cash prize of $865,000 as a runner-up of the 2011 PGA Championship. In the 2018 PGA Tour season, he won $1,497,655 and finished at the eightieth spot on the money list.
He also makes a significant amount of wealth through brand endorsements, sponsorships, and media appearances.
Jason Dufner is one of the most renowned professional golfers in the world. He is also the founder of the nonprofit organization Jason Dufner’s Charitable Foundation that aims to end child hunger in Alabama. He is also very active on various social media platforms, including Twitter, where he has more than 570k followers.