Jason Dufner Appreciates Peter Jacobsen’s Impression Of Jason Dufner

Jason Dufner could give the faces on Mt. Rushmore a lesson in stony-faced stoicism but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a sense of humor. The 35-year-old with an economics degree from Auburn University, who won his first PGA Tour event in April after 163 starts, retweeted a video of pro golfer and impressionist extraordinaire Peter Jacobsen imitating him -- from his barrel-chested walk, to the way he waggles his club several times before knocking the bejesus out of the ball.

"Playing great on tour, a young guy, out of Auburn," Jacobsen, who's sendup of Arnold Palmer was spot-on, down to that quirky twist of his head at the end of his swing, says in the video he made during a clinic at his Umpqua Bank Challenge on Monday. "Jason Dufner? You seen him? Know who he is? Excitable guy?"


Dufner, who skipped last week’s first leg of the FedEx Cup series, said the break was just what he needed heading into the remaining three playoff games and beyond.

"If I would have played last week, I would have had to play eight of nine weeks through the Ryder Cup, which is a lot of golf," he told reporters on Wednesday, ahead of Friday’s start to the Deutsche Bank Championship. "I felt like, just the way the schedule kind of broke down, it was a good week to take off...and looking forward to kind of peaking towards the end of the playoffs and rolling into the Ryder Cup."

As for that high-pitched tee-hee in the background of Jacobsen’s video -- we believe it belonged to Lee Trevino, who was apparently so overcome with laughter that he couldn’t contain his glee -- or something. Nice loogie, Lee.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.