Player Page

Jason Dufner |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (38) / 3/24/1977
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 180
College: Auburn University

Latest News

Recent News

Jason Dufner is part of the first group (with John Huh and 2004 Crowne Plaza Invitational champion Steve Flesch) that was scheduled to go off No. 10 tee at 7:00 a.m. CT, but due to inclement weather his start time has been delayed by two hours. UPDATE: Total delay time has now moved to three hours.
Dufner, twice a runner-up in this tournament, sits at 3-under 207 as he awaits the start of the final round. Sunday tee times were already moved up in anticipation of inclement weather, including separating the field into threesomes and utilizing both sets of tees. Without any additional delays, the final group is now scheduled to go out at 12:00 p.m. off No. 1 tee. May 24 - 8:30 AM

Highest Searched Golfers over the last 7 days

Player News


Jason Dufner lapped Colonial Country Club in 2-under-par 33-35=68 in today's opening round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.

Twice a groomsman in this tournament, Dufner failed to find only one of the 14 fairways and two greens in regulation. However, he converted just three birdies, including a roll from 21'9" at the par-4 18th hole. So, while he leads the field in strokes gained: tee-to-green (4.578), he came to rest four strokes back of the clubhouse co-leaders. Remarkably, this was his first sub-70 in an opening round since he carded 67 in the lid-lifter here last year.
May 21 - 5:34 PM

In a battle among 0-2 records, Jason Dufner downed Brandt Snedeker 1-up in today's third round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play Championship.

The funny thing about this match is that Dufner hadn't enjoyed a lead all week until he birdied the par-5 18th today. Yep, he went 1-2 and won only one hole. Poor Sneds, who finishes 0-3. Reviewing the details of this match isn't even necessary, but it's worth noting that of all of the guys that don't advance to the round of 16, Dufner may need the FedExCup points the most. He arrived at TPC Harding Park slotted 104th in the standings. At this point last year, he sat inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking, but he's currently 56th. Both he and Snedeker now get a chance to reset for next week's PLAYERS.
May 1 - 9:26 PM

Jason Dufner heads to TPC Harding Park for this week's World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play Championship and owns a 2-3 career record at this event and a 4-3 career singles record in match-play events overall.

Dufner was bounced in the first round of his first two Cadillac Match Play appearances in 2012/13 before making it to round three in last year's edition, losing 1-down to Ernie Els. He's fared better as part of a team format going 3-1-0 as a Presidents Cup rookie in 2013 and 3-1-0 as a rookie-member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2012. Dufner has dropped to No. 56 in the Official World Golf Ranking registering only one top 20 (T17, Honda) in eight TOUR starts in 2015. His Group 1 opponents: Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel and Brandt Snedeker.
Apr 28 - 9:48 AM

Jason Dufner looks to build some momentum ahead of the year's first major as he readies for this week's Valero Texas Open.

After a pair of missed cuts to open the calendar year, Dufner is starting to look like himself again. He's collected a pair of top 25s over his last three events and could certainly use this event as a springboard. On the flip side, Dufner is making his course debut at TPC San Antonio, and it's no easy task to defeat this giant.
Mar 25 - 9:34 AM

Jason Dufner has made the cut in each of his previous six trips to The Honda Classic and is back in action this week.

Five of Dufner's six paydays have come at the current venue of PGA National's Champion Course, with a T9 in 2009 the best effort.The returns have slowed over his last few trips, failing to crack the top 50 in his last two attempts. Something has to give, as he's missed the cut in each of his two PGA TOUR starts in the 2015 portion of the 2014-15 season.
Feb 23 - 8:35 PM

Jason Dufner completed 54 holes of the Humana Challenge in 6-under-par 76-65-69=210, missing the cut by two strokes.

Seventy-two golfers survived at 8-under 208 or lower, so all will play the final round at PGA West's Palmer Private. Dufner had cashed in his last five trips to the desert dating back to 2007, but he hadn't returned since 2012. After a dreadful opened at La Quinta Country Club this week, he lit up both tracks at PGA West for a total of one eagle and 10 birdies against two bogeys, so he'll take some confidence into next week's stop at TPC Scottsdale where he missed the cut in his last visit in 2013. Other notables that failed to survive today's cut include: 209--Zach Johnson; Jerry Kelly; rookie Zac Blair ... 210--rookie Nick Taylor; Brandt Snedeker ... 211--Russell Knox ... 213--2011 champ Jhonattan Vegas; Steven Bowditch ... 214--2006 champ Chad Campbell; Luke Donald; Andres Gonzales ... 215--1996 champ Mark Brooks ... 216--2005 champ Justin Leonard ... 229--2003 champ Mike Weir.
Jan 24 - 7:49 PM

Jason Dufner is looking good ahead of this week's Humana Challenge.

Dufner's game, and physique, are both in fine form ahead of his sixth Humana start. Four of his 24 rounds here are 65 or better, which gives gamers something to cheer about in any format that rewards low rounds. Internationally, he's collected four top 30s since returning from injury that put an end to his 2013-14 season. As long as health is not an issue, Dufner will always be a top-tier option for gamers.
Jan 21 - 8:50 PM

Jason Dufner's 2013-14 PGA TOUR season was cut short due to an issue with bulging discs in his neck, but he has demonstrated that all is sorted out with his play late in 2014.

Dufner made only two starts on the 2014-15 PGA TOUR before the winter break, but they went for a T26 at the CIMB Classic and a T10 at the WGC-HSBC Champions. He led into those tournaments with a T23 in the ISPS HANDA Perth International and concluded his play in calendar year 2014 with a T7 in the Chiangmai Golf Classic presented by PTT. One would have to conclude that he the 2013 PGA Championship winner wouldn't have jeopardized his long-term health for those four events unless he felt he was completely healed and risked no further damage.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 02:42:00 PM

Jason Dufner fashioned a 4-under-par 32-36=68 in his final round of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions to post 6-under 282 and establish the new 72-hole clubhouse lead.

He signed his card with sole possession of 11th place on the leaderboard, which is arguably better than even the most supportive would have expected in just his third tournament back from bulging discs in his neck. Dufner opened birdie-birdie today to set the ton. He picked off three more birdies before finally slipping with a bogey-4 at the penultimate hole. He'll wrap up his four-week burst abroad with an appearance in next week's Chiangmai Golf Classic on the Asian Tour.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 01:34:00 AM

Jason Dufner concluded the CIMB Classic with a 3-under-par 34-35=69.

While he returned to competition last week in Perth, Australia, this marked Dufner's first start on the PGA TOUR since withdrawing early in the PGA Championship with bulging discs in his neck. He finished at 6-under 282 in Kuala Lumpur thanks to 69s on the weekend. Today's featured an interesting sequence on his inward nine. After bogeying the par-5 10th and penciling in a 5 at the par-3 11th, Dufner birdied the par-4 12th and 13th holes. He then connected for an eagle at the par-4 14th. The WGC-HSBC Champions is up next for the major champion.
Sun, Nov 2, 2014 01:20:00 AM

Jason Dufner signed for a 2-under-par 37-33=70 following his opening round of the ISPS HANDA Perth International.

In his first meaningful action since withdrawing during the opening round of his title defense of the PGA Championship due to two bulging discs in his neck, Dufner promptly birdied the par-4 10th hole at Lake Karrinyup Country Club Perth. He squared two bogeys before making the turn in 1-over. The second nine was kinder as he picked off five birdies against two bogeys before settling six strokes adrift of the 18-hole co-leaders. Gamers in the U.S. will get their first crack at the social media legend at next week's CIMB Classic, so keep an eye on his progress in western Australia.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 10:37:00 AM

Jason Dufner is listed in the published field of next week's Perth International.

Dufner has been sidelined since the PGA Championship where he withdrew after 10 holes with bulging discs in his neck. He revealed in early September that he booked four consecutive starts abroad beginning with this stop in western Australia where he finished in second place in 2012. If it goes well, look for him again at the CIMB Classic in two weeks for his first start of the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season. After the WGC-HSBC Champions the following week, he'll wrap up his excursion in Thailand for an Asian Tour event.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 12:27:00 AM

Jason Dufner is planning on returning to competition at the Perth International on the PGA Tour of Australasia on Oct. 23-26.

Dufner has been sidelined with two bulging discs in his neck since withdrawing just 10 holes into the PGA Championship. He was the runner-up at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in the inaugural Perth Invite in 2012. He'll open the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season the following week at the CIMB Classic, and then compete in the World Golf Champions-HSBC Champions the following week. Dufner will cap off four consecutive weeks of golf abroad at the Asian Tour's Chiangmai Golf Classic in Thailand.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 03:47:00 PM

Jason Dufner has been removed from the published field of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship.

That he appeared in the field in the first place was news. After falling 17 spots to 74th in the FedExCup standings, there's little reason to risk aggravating his injury (two bulging discs in his neck) for what might be only one week of action.
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 12:51:00 PM