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Jason Dufner's withdrawal from PGA hurts his Ryder Cup chances
Jason Dufner's withdrawal from PGA hurts his Ryder Cup chances

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ten days removed from an epidural for an arthritic neck condition, Jason Dufner stated a modest goal of finishing 72 holes as defending PGA champion. Unfortunately for the affable Dufner, he failed. Dufner withdrew after a triple bogey on the par-5 10th hole dropped him to 8 over. He opened with a double bogey on the par-4 first and never recovered. Currently eighth on the Ryder Cup points list, he likely will be passed as one of nine automatic qualifiers, and his injury makes him an unlikely captain's pick for Tom Watson. "I've been feeling pretty bad all week," Dufner said. "I felt bad last week. I haven't made a birdie in 45...

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