Professional Golfer Jason Dufner's Wedding Confirmed His Girlfriend As Wife, But Why Did They Divorce?
Quick Fact Check
- Date of Birth 1977-03-24
- Age 42 Years 9 Month(s)
- Nationality American
- Profession Professional Golfer
- Zodiac Sign Aries
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father Frank Dufner
- Mother Barbara Schultz
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Ex-Wife Amanda Boyd(m.2012–2015)
- Gay No
- Net Worth $14 Million
- College Auburn University
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 Meters)
- Weight 82 kg
- Official Site jasondufnergolf.com
Jason Dufner did score correctly in the context of his married life, but it seems like the ball bounced back from the hole. Weddings take place between people who love each other but what happened between Jason and his wife that made their love fade away.
Let’s find out!
Married Life, Wife And Divorce History
While straightly talking about his divorce may leave you perplexed, let’s start right from the top and make sense of everything. Jason was married to his longtime girlfriend, Amanda Boyd on 5 May 2012. The couple started dating while they were in college after a mutual friend introduced them in 2009.
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After about two years of dating, Dufner asked Amanda to be Mrs. Dunfer while having dinner in New York City in 2011.
Jason Dufner and Amanda Boyd back while they were married (Photo: Heavy.com)
The wedding was a private event, attended only by a few invited guests.
The couple was considered as of the golden couple in the golf industry; however, as time went by the golden color started to fade, and in less than three years the husband and wife were on their way to divorce.
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Jason’s wife Amanda filed for divorce in Alabama on 16 March 2015 citing,
“Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage and a complete incompatibility of temperament that the parties can no longer live together.”
The now ex-couples settled their divorce settlements with Amanda having $2.5 million and Jason with the full authority of their two houses.
Even after handing over $2.5 million, Jason stands strong with a net worth of $14 million.
This is the total number including his PGA Tour earning of this year which was $2.35 million. Shortly after his divorce with former wife, Jason put up his four-bedrooms Auburn house on sale with a price tag of $539,900. This is the house in which he used to live with Amanda. He previously bought the house for $457,000 in 2010.
Jason Dufner's Auburn house (Source: realtor.com)
Following the divorce, news came that Amanda was allegedly dating master golfer and the infamous, Tiger Woods for some couple of months. However, Woods’ agent Steinberg labeled these rumors to be zero percent true and vehemently denied it.
During almost three years of married life, the couple did not welcome children. Maybe they were waiting until they were ready to become parents.
About Jason Dufner: Upcoming Tours & More
Jason Dufner, age 42, is an American professional golfer with five PGA Tours wins in his name. Out of the 325 events which Jason has played throughout his career, he made cuts in 228 of them.
Along with his five PGA wins, Jason has finished second on six occasions, third two times, and has been on the top 10 list on 46 instances.
Apart from his past success, Jason is all set to extend his 2019 tour all over the states and Canada. His upcoming golfing trip will see him travel to different US' states including New York, Texas, Ohio, California, and even Hamilton in Canada.