Jason Dufner - Profile

Jason Dufner: The 2013 US PGA champion

Jason Dufner: The 2013 US PGA champion

The defending champion was also runner-up to Keegan Bradley in the 2011 US PGA Championship.

* 2013 US PGA winner after two-shot victory over Jim Furyk at Oak Hill.

* Five shots clear with four to play in 2011 US PGA before losing to Keegan Bradley in play-off.

* Three PGA Tour victories. First two came within a month of each other. 2012 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, 2012 Byron Nelson Championship and 2013 US PGA Championship

* Played in one Ryder Cup (2012) and one Presidents Cup (2013).

* Peak world ranking of 6th in September, 2012. Has spent 50 weeks in the Top 10.

* Become a social media sensation with 'Dufnering' when fellow pros copied the photo of him slumped without expression whilst visiting a youth centre in Texas.

* Last four starts in the US PGA have a produced a win, a second, a fifth and a tied 27th.

Player Details

  • Nationality: United States
  • Date Of Birth: 24/03/1977
  • Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Height: 5ft 10
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open - 73+72 145 3
2015 Humana Challenge - 76+65+69 210 -6
2014 WGC - HSBC Champions T10 72+70+72+68 282 -6
2014 CIMB Classic T26 74+70+69+69 282 -6
2014 ISPS HANDA Perth International T23 70+70+69+73 282 -6
2014 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational T66 70+74+73+77 294 14
Grand Slam History
  2015201420132012201120102009
US Masters --T20T24-T30-
US Open --T4T4-T33-
The Open Championship -T50T26T31---
US PGA Championship --1T272T5-

Jason Dufner News

Jason Dufner: Managed just one top-ten finish in the second half of 2014

Dieting Dufner

A new-look Jason Dufner returns to action in a strong field at this week’s Humana Challenge.

Jason Dufner: Back in action after neck and shoulder problems

Dufner relishing Perth return

Jason Dufner is looking forward to returning to action this week after being sidelined for almost three months.

Jason Dufner: Defending champion forced to withdraw

Dufner halts defence early

Defending champion Jason Dufner withdrew from the US PGA Championship after playing only 10 holes in the first round.

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Shot Centre - Jason Kokrak's short game

Shot Centre - Jason Kokrak's short game

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