In Sunday's final round of the PGA Humana Challenge, 44-year-old golfer Ken Duke wildly celebrated a hole-in-one on the par-3 17th hole with primal screams, high-fives and a little dance. Duke was heard shouting "That's what I'm talking about!" and let out a "Woooo!" that would make Ric Flair proud. Needless to say, Duke was pretty excited. It&...
(Eds: Adds photos. With AP Photos.) By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Every day brought another reminder to Ken Duke of what it means to finally be a PGA Tour winner.
When he was fishing during the offseason, someone passing by in a boat would greet him with congratulations. A few days before Christmas, he was sifting through a stack of mail when he came across a cream envelope with...
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January 01, 2014
Ken Duke turned pro in 1994. If my math is correct, that is 19 years ago. Since that time, Duke played in 186 tournaments on the PGA Tour. Looks like number 187 was the lucky charm.
On Sunday, Ken Duke edged Chris Stroud on the second playoff hole at the Travelers Championship to secure his first career win. Better late than never, right Ken?
Now, some may argue that Duke...
Here's your June 24th Pin Sheet:
44-year old Ken Duke wins Travelers.
Ernie Els wins in Germany.
Chesson Hadley wins Rex Hospital Open.
Craig Stadler wins Encompass Championship.
Oh, look. Inbee Park won. Again. It's only her FIFTH title of 2013.
More on Duke's first title from Brian Wacker: "Bob Toski has played golf with Ben Hogan...
Journeyman Ken Duke made a 2 1/2 foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to beat Chris Stroud at the Travelers Championship to win his first ever PGA Tour event.
Stroud had chipped in from 51 feet on the 18th hole to force the playoff.
But the 44-year-old Duke made the better approach shot on the second extra hole, bouncing his ball in front of the flag and rolling it...
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June 23, 2013
Ken Duke and Cameron Tringale topped the Zurich Classic leaderboard at 7-under 65 on Thursday, leaving defending champion Bubba Watson six strokes back at TPC Louisiana in his first tournament since winning the Masters.
Tringale birdied the final four holes and finished the round with eight birdies and a bogey. Duke had seven birdies in a bogey-free round. Both players are winless...
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April 25, 2012
Let me start off my saying that I have no problem with guys celebrating after a hole-out. Heck, the last time I knocked one in from just outside 150 yards, I took off in a full sprint towards to the hole, jumping up and down the entire way. Great golf shots tend to bring out the kid in all of us.However, after watching Ken Duke celebrate a hole-out yesterday at the AT&T Pebble...