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Jason Dufner probably won't win the Duf-Slam this year, and he looks very upset about it

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

Amen Corner is kind to some, but it definitely wasn't kind to Jason Dufner on Thursday.

After a double bogey on the 10th, Dufner parred the 11th hole before making a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 13th. Dufner was in the back bunker in two, but after a series of poor chip shots -- including one fluffed-flop shot from short of the green that traveled just a few yards before rolling back into the water -- Dufner tapped in for a 9.

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Dufner's odds had skyrocketed already -- from less than 40/1 to more than 150/1 -- and once he made that quad, he dropped out of the betting altogether. He wasn't too happy about it.

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"Since 1998 only Woods and Mickelson have been worse than tied 10th after the opening round and gone on to win," Dave Kelner, a member of the broadcast division at William Hill and host of William Hill's Golf Betting Podcast, said. "It's very unlikely he can recover from that."

It seems that if there's going to be a Duf-Slam, it'll have to wait another year.

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