Jason Dufner was born on 24 March 1977, in Cleveland, Ohio USA, and is a professional golfer, the winner of various championships and tournaments during a career spanning 15 years.
So how rich is Dufner? According to various sources, his net worth is estimated to be over $15 million as of early-2016. No doubt that Dufner can associate his net worth with his professional golf career. Of course, the biggest part has been gained from participating in PGA Tours, for example, he gained $3 million in 2011 and $4.8 million in 2012.
Jason Dufner Net Worth $15 Million Dollars
Dufner’s family moved from Ohio to Washington, D.C when he was 11 years old, and then to Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the age of 14. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School and played golf during his sophomore, junior and senior years. Since his parents’ divorce, Jason has spent summer with his father and grandfather, who was a member at Columbia Hills Country Club in Lorain County so he was able to practice his golf skills as well. Also, he has a degree in economics after graduating from Auburn University in 2000.
At the beginning of professional career, Jason participated in the Nationwide Tour in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006, and struggled to get a place on the full PGA Tour, which he managed to participate in during 2004 for the first time, and earned a card for 2009. Since then, Jason has been a member of the PGA Tour every year. 2010 season was his least successful. but one year later he won his first PGA Tour title at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Dufner‘s second victory on the PGA Tour was in 2012, just defeating Ernie Els. His third victory was only a few months later, when he won the HP Byron Nelson Classic by one stroke, and his fourth PGA Tour title was gained in 2016 in the Career Builder Challenge at PGA West.
Jason Dufner is also a member of the U. S. national team. He has played for the team in Ryder Cup: 2012, played and won Presidents Cup: 2013. Undoubtedly, Dufner’s wealth has been accumulated from all these tournaments and others on the tours, since his earnings vary from $13,000 to $1 million.
In his personal life, Jason began dating Amanda Boyd in 2009 and married her in 2012, but the couple divorced after three years of marriage. It has been known, that later Amanda had been dating one of the most famous golfers in Tiger Woods. There is even a term to describe Dufner‘s relaxed lifestyle and it‘s called Dufnerism, which specifically indicates a slumped sitting position and having a blank look on his face. In charity support, he has established Jason Dufner’s Charitable Foundation – a nonprofit organization, which is committed to ending child hunger in Alabama. His hobbies include other sports like tennis, auburn sports, darts, horseshoes, plus shopping.
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