|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Joseph Scott Durant|
April 7, 1964 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Former tour(s)||Web.com Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2007|
|U.S. Open||T24: 2001|
|The Open Championship||T59: 2002|
|PGA Championship||T18: 2007|
|Achievements and awards|
|PGA Tour Comeback
Player of the Year
Joseph Scott Durant (born April 7, 1964) is an American professional golfer.
Durant was born in Pensacola, Florida. He attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, where he majored in Marketing and graduated in 1987. At Huntingdon, he was a three-time NAIA All-American and won the 1987 NAIA Championship.
Durant turned professional in 1987. He has won four times on the PGA Tour. Durant won the 2001 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic with a score of 324 (-36), setting the tournament record which stands today. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. His best finish in a major is T18 at the 2007 PGA Championship. In 2007 and 2008, he finished No. 129 on the PGA Tour official money list, and began playing some on the Nationwide Tour. By 2009, he was down to No. 131 and lost his PGA Tour card; however, he rebounded in 2010 to finish No. 115 on the money list to earn a spot on the Tour for 2011.
Professional wins (5)
PGA Tour wins (4)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Jun 28, 1998||Motorola Western Open||–17 (68-67-70-66=271)||2 strokes||Vijay Singh|
|2||Feb 18, 2001||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||–36 (65-61-67-66-65=324)||4 strokes||Paul Stankowski|
|3||Mar 4, 2001||Genuity Championship||–18 (68-70-67-65=270)||2 strokes||Mike Weir|
|4||Oct 22, 2006||FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort||–25 (69-65-64-65=263)||4 strokes|| Frank Lickliter II
PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||2006||Southern Farm Bureau Classic||D. J. Trahan||Lost to birdie on third extra hole|
Nike Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runners-up|
|1||May 12, 1996||Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic||–15 (67-71-65-70=273)||1 stroke||Dave Rummells, Brett Quigley|
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||DNP|
|The Open Championship||DNP||CUT||T59||CUT||DNP||CUT||DNP||CUT||DNP||DNP|
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||6||1|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (1998 U.S. Open – 1998 PGA)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 0
- "Profile on PGA Tour's official site". Retrieved March 4, 2011.
- "Biographical information on PGA Tour's official site". Retrieved March 4, 2011.
- Official World Golf Rankings archive, Durant was ranked 49 in the March 27, 2002 rankings.
- "Golf Major Championships".