Posted April 06, 2012 on AP on Fox

LA JOLLA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Jason Dufner hits a shot during the third round of the Buick Invitational on the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course on February 7, 2009 in La Jolla, California. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Jason Dufner didn't waste any time giving himself another shot in a major. When last seen on a big stage, Dufner lost a five-shot lead with four holes to play and wound up losing the PGA Championship in a playoff. Nearly eight months later, Dufner walked off the 18th green Friday at the Masters and saw his name atop the leaderboard. Despite a bogey from the bunker on his last hole, he shot a 2-under 70 and shared the lead with Fred Couples after two rounds. Dufner is No. 31 in the world ranking. He just hasn't done anything to distinguish himself - like winning. The Masters is his 162nd start on the PGA Tour. He remains the only player in the top 50 who has never won on a recognized tour.
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