Dufner Sets Scoring Record, Takes Lead by 5 at Memorial

The Memorial Tournament is in its full swing with several records being set and broken at the same time. The PGA Tour Golf Tournament which was founded 41 years ago is giving a good time to the golf enthusiasts. The tournament is played on a Nicklaus-designed course. Every year, leading golfers of the world head towards Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio to be a part of the much reputed tournament. Whilst the tournament is progressing towards the end, golfers like Dufner are setting records. The 4-time winner of the PGA Tour, Jason Christopher Dufner, or Jason Dufner as he is known is setting records at the Memorial Tournament. The golfer is looking forward to putting really good rounds in the current week. The American professional golfer set records with the first two. Talking about his success and how he managed to do so, here is everything you should know. Dufner Sets Scoring Record, Takes Lead by 5 at Memorial

How Dufner Accomplished?

Prior to adding 3 more birdies on the front 9 at the Nicklaus-designed course for the next 7-under 65, Dufner easily holed out from 176 yards on the eighteenth hole for an eagle. This gave him scoring record of 36-hole at the Memorial Tournament. Not to mention, with this success he also got a 5-shot lead advancing into the weekend. Dufner was already better than Scott Hatch and Rickie Fowler being at 14-under 130,1 by one shot. Currently, each player is behind Dufner with Daniel Summerhays who shot 69 by making bogey on his last hole.  Summerhays and Fowler are not the only players behind Dufner. Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas couldn’t surpass Dufner and stopped at 72 and 71 respectively. According to Spieth, Dufner has got the lead and seems to have total control over his form.

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A Look at Dufner’s Professional Career and Achievements

Jason Dufner has won 4 PGA Tours. He clinched the 2013 PGA Championship and was the runner-up at the 2011 PGA Championship. He has been ranked in the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking for fifty weeks with sixth spot being his best.