Jason Dufner is an American professional golfer and a five-time winner on the PGA Tour where he currently plays at. He was the runner-up of the 2011 PGA Championship where he lost to Keegan Bradley. He won the 2013 PGA Championship which is his only major championship win.
Dufner's career-high ranking in the Official World Golf Ranking was his stay at number sixth which he reached in September of 2012. He married Amanda Boyd in 2012 but had a divorce in 2015. Dufner has an estimated net worth of $15 million in 2019.
Dunfer's Net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. As a golfer who was able to reach World's rank 6, he has been able to make quite a living out of his profession. He is reported to have made $25 million from his career earnings or his salary.
His annual revenue is reported to be $2.35 million in PGA Tour. It is his success in professional golf that has helped him maintain a huge net worth.
Dufner owned a home in Auburn which he sold for $540k in 2016.
Dufner started seeing Amanda Boyd in 2009. He married Amanda on May 05, 2012 making her his wife from his girlfriend. After three years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2015. He did not have any children of his relationship with Amanda.
During the divorce process, Dufner had to pay $3 million to Amanda but he was able to keep his house to himself.
Though rumors of Dufner being in a love affair have floated around, there has not been any concrete evidence of him being in a relationship at the moment.
Jason Christopher Dufner was born on March 24, 1977, in Cleveland, Ohio to parents Barbara Schultz and Frank Dufner. At the age of 11, he had moved to Washington, D.C. with his family and moved once again to Fort Lauderdale, Florida when he was 14. He attended the St. Thomas Aquinas High School where he started playing golf.
After graduating high school, Dufner went to Auburn University and played golf during his college years as well. He completed a degree in economics from Auburn in 2000. During his college years of playing golf, he won three times and was an Honorable Mention All-American in 1997.
Dufner was part of the Nationwide Tour in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006, and was a member of the PGA Tour in 2004. He won two events out of the Nationwide Tour that he attended, the Buy.com Wichita Open in 2001 and the Lasalle Bank Open in 2006. Dufner did struggle to find a place on the PGA Tour during those early years. He was able to attend the 2008 PGA Tour but could not qualify for the 2007 PGA Tour. He had a conditional Status for the 2008 PGA Tour.
From 2009, Jason Dufner has been able to reserve a place for himself in very PGA Tour to date. The 2011 PGA Tour was the event where Dunfer was close to claiming his first PGA Tour title. He was tied with Mark Wilson for the lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale but eventually lost. That year, Dufner got the chance to play in the 2011 U.S. Open after Anders Hansen withdrew but he lost in the playoff against Russell Henley.
Dufner also entered the 2011 Open Championship with Tiger Woods pulling out of the competition due to injury. He was not able to make any major impact in this tournament either. During the 2011 PGA Championship, Dufner finished in second place behind Brendan Steele which was his career high finishes in any majors. He won $865,000 in winnings from the second-place finish.
In the 2012 Dufner won his first PGA Tour title at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, defeating Ernie Els on the final. His ranking shifted to world's top 20 with his first victory. He won his second victory the same year in the HP Byron Nelson Championship over Dicky Pride. Dufner had another opportunity to win his third PGA Tour title at the Colonial that year. However, he lost the competition to former Masters Champion Zach Johnson.
Jason Dufner's first major championship win came on 2013 when won the 2013 PGA Championship. He had a close competition against Jim Furyk but, he was able to come out on top in the final round grabbing his first major championship victory.
After his major title victory, Dufner went on a career slump without winning any titles for the two-and-a-half year. It was only in January of 2016 that he was able to get out of the slump with his fourth PGA Tour title win at the CareerBuilder Challenge at PGA West. Dufner's last win was in June 2017, when he won the Memorial Tournament.