PGA Championship winner and golf prodigy Dufner is one of the most respected and renowned profiles in the golf and sports industry. Born and raised in Cleveland with full name Jason Christopher Dufner, has been playing golf when he was in college. Now a professional golfer, he has won for four times on PGA Tour. He has been in the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 50 weeks.
Started to play golf when he was 14 from St. Thomas Aquinas High School while he was in his sophomore year. He started off his profession as a golfer in 2000, and since then he has played numerous high-class gold games. He has won seven significant games so far.
Before being in such fame, Dufner has struggled a lot through ups and downs, losses and turndowns to hold on to the PDA tours and Nationwide Tour until 2006. However, he managed to win two events on the Nationwide Tour. Apparently, he won his fourth PGA Tour title at CareerBuilder Challenge, defeating David Lingmerth in January 2016.
Career Earnings and Net Worth
The professional golfer has an enormous amount of net worth after all his hard work and talent. He has managed to save the total net worth of $15 million. A sophisticated game, golf, and the player get a huge amount of money from his every game and tours. He made $1,600,000 during his PGA Tour in 2014 and $176,000 in PGA Tour 2015. With millions of his career earnings, he has popular sponsors like EA Sports, Great-West Financial, and Titleist, etc.
During his span of struggles and success, the famed golfer has managed to save a huge amount of wealth, and he seems to be living a very high quality of life. Residing in Auburn, Alabama, Dufner has also established his Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization in Auburn which is especially committed to ending Child Hunger in Alabama.
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Personal Life; Dating History
The love life of Jason Dufner was in a relationship with his wife Amanda Boyd. The couple first met through a mutual friend at the University of Alabama relished nearly three years of married life. They shared their wedding vows May of 2012 and drove their married life until February 2015. The couple was often seen accompanying during Jason’s tournament most notably making headlines when he won the 2013 PGA Championship.
Jason Dufner with his ex-wife, Amanda (Photo: Instagram)
Although the couple hitched for several years, they did not have any children.
In early 2015, Amanda filed for a divorce with Jason ending up their marital status of two and a half years. However, the reasons for their divorce were unspecified. As per the documents of their divorce settlement, the couple went through the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage and there was a complete incompatibility of temperament that neither of the couples could flourish their love life ahead. The couple agreed on a divorce settlement in April 2015.
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After the divorce, his ex-wife, Amanda was linked with Tiger Woods and also entangled with rumors of flying with him out to Chambers Bay in Seattle for his practice round before the U.S. Open.
As of now, Jason relishes a single life with no traces of his love life and possible girlfriend.