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Born: 1969-01-29, Hope, Ark.
Nationality: USA
Height: 6' 1, Weight: 205lbs
Home: Palm City, Fla.
College: Henderson State
Turned Pro: 1994
Joined PGA Tour: 2004
Joined Champions Tour: 2019
Official World Golf Ranking: 1095
Notes: Duke was born in Hope, Arkansas. As a seventh grader, he was diagnosed with scoliosis and wore a back brace 23 hours a day. Duke had surgery two years later and had a 16-inch metal rod attached to his spine that still remains. Months later, he won medalist honors in a high-school district tournament while wearing a back brace. Duke played his college golf at Division II Henderson State University. He credits his father for giving him his start in golf but says legendary i...

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Ken Duke

Duke was born in Hope, Arkansas. As a seventh grader, he was diagnosed with scoliosis and wore a back brace 23 hours a day. Duke had surgery two years later and had a 16-inch metal rod attached to his spine that still remains. Months later, he won medalist honors in a high-school district tournament while wearing a back brace. Duke played his college golf at Division II Henderson State University. He credits his father for giving him his start in golf but says legendary instructor Bob Toski changed his swing and his life.
After turning professional in 1994, Duke bounced around the world, playing mini-tours and on the Asian Tour, South American Tour and Canadian Tour. Played on the Web.com Tour in 1995, again in 2003, and then between 2005 and 2011. First played on the PGA Tour in 2004, and 2007 through 2009, then 2012 and this year. Finally won on the PGA Tour at the 2013 Travelers Championship, defeating Chris Stroud on the second playoff hole. It was his 187th start at age 44 years, 4 months and 25 days.
Won 1995 Arkansas Open, finished first on the 1999 Canadian Tour Order of Merit with $122,187. Won the 1999 Shell Payless Open and Bayer Championship on Canadian Tour. Played in the 1997 British Open Championship. Competed in 1993 and 1994 U.S. Amateurs.
1995 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 5; top -10 Finishes - 0; Scoring average 73.49 (rank N/A); money $3,028 (rank 179th); best finish T-24th, Knoxville Open.
Played only once on PGA Tour in 1996, T-23rd Greater Vancouver Open.
Also played once on PGA Tour in 1997, missing cut in the Open Championship.
Missed cut in two PGA Tour events in 1999, missed cut in two Web.com Tour events in 2000.
In 2002, best finish T-31st at Tampa Bay Classic in four starts.
2003 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; Rounds Played - 90; in money - 19; top -10 Finishes - 3; scoring average 70.49 (rank 34th; money $133,167 (rank 33rd); best finish 2nd Chitimacha Louisiana Open.
2005 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; Rounds Played - 67; in money - 10; top -10 Finishes - 3; scoring average 71.36 (rank 76th); money $113,102 (rank 47th); best finish 2nd Canadian PGA Championship.
2006 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 27; Rounds Played - 94; in money - 20; top -10 Finishes - 9; scoring average 69.81 (rank 3rd); money $382,443 (rank 1st); Winner BMW Charity Pro-Am. His top money ranking got him his PGA Tour card for 2007.
Played three years on the PGA Tour, but in 2009 fell to 158th on the money list and finished T-26th, a shot away from retaining his PGA Tour card, forcing him back on the Web.Com Tour for 2010.
2010 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; Rounds Played - 66; in money - 11; top -10 Finishes - 0; scoring average 70.56 (rank 76th); money $36,592 (rank 118th); best finish T-16th Knoxville News Sentinel.
2011 Web.com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 24; Rounds Played - 76; in money - 15; top -10 Finishes - 3; scoring average 69.95 (rank 24th); money $313,241 (rank 7th); Winner Nationwide Championship. His top-10 money ranking secured his PGA Tour card for 2012.
2012 Notes: Paired with 54-hole leader Charlie Wi in the final group on Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, but was unable to mount a charge with a 2-over 74, finishing T-7th, seven behind winner Phil Mickelson. Shot four rounds in the 60s at the Transitions Championship to finish T-5th (12-under), one shot out of a four-man playoff. Shared the first-round lead at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (7-under 65) and went on to record his third top-10 of the season, with a T-7th. Earned his fourth top-10 of the year, with a T-7th at the HP Byron Nelson Championship. His fifth top-10 of the season came with a T-7th at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Was as close as one stroke out of the lead heading down the stretch of The Greenbrier Classic before back-to-back double bogeys on holes 15 and 16 left him T-7th. It was his career-best sixth top-10 finish of the season, tying him at the time for the most on the PGA Tour. Missed the cut at the first two FedExCup Playoff events, culminating with a No. 76 finish in the FedExCup standings and 57th on the money list.
2013 Notes: Not as consistent as the previous year, he missed 10 cuts in his first 18 starts, but all of that was forgotten with his win at the Travelers Championship. Finished 67th in the FedExCup race and 50th on the money list with a career-high $1,722,583 in earnings.
2014 Notes: Played in 25 PGA Tour events making 16 cuts. Only had two top-25 finishes, T-15th at the Shriners Hospitals and T-16th at the Hyundai Tournament. FInished 157th in the FedExCup standings.
2015 Notes: Played in 30 PGA Tour events making 16 cuts with three top-ten finishes. Was T-4th at the McGladrey Classic, T09th at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba and T-10th at the Travelers Championship. Advance to the FedExCup Playoffs for a fifth time finishing 117th in the FedExCup standings.
2016 Notes: Played in 20 PGA Tour events making 9 cuts with two top-ten finishes. Was T-3rd at the Players Championship, shot a third round 65 with winds gusting 20 mph. It was also 10.592 strokes better than the field average. Shot 72 in the final round which allowed him to jump 47 spots in the FedExCup standings from 194th to 147th, the greatest improvement of any player that week. Four starts later, posted his second top-10 of the season at the FedEx St. Jude Classic T-9th. With on to finish 153rd in FedExCup points, outside the top 125 who advance to the FedExCup Playoffs. Earned $773,025 to finish 118th on the money list and remain exempt for 2017 season, the last time players could retain their PGA Tour card for the next season by finishing inside the top 125 on the money list.
2017 Notes: Played in 26 PGA Tour events making 13 cuts with only one top-25 finish, T-23rd at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am. For a second straight season, failed to finish inside the top 125 in the FedExCup standings and advance to the FedExCup Playoffs. Played in the Web.Com playoffs but missed the cut in two events and couldn't muster anything in the other two finishing 101st in the priority rankings. So he will play the 2018 season out of the past champion category.
2018 Notes: Played in 15 PGA Tour events and made six cuts. Best finish T-42nd at the Barracuda Championship. FInished 218th in the FedExCup standings. Didn't fare any better in the Web.Com Tour playoffs only making two cuts in four starts and was T-67th in both. The good news, he turns 50 in January of 2019.
2019 Notes: Only played once on the PGA Tour, T-62nd at the Puerto Rico Open. Made his first PGA Tour Champions start at the Oasis Championship, finished T-49th. Had his first top-ten at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic finishing T-6th, 3 shots back of winner Scott McCarron.

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Career at a Glance: Starts: 485, Cuts Made: 279 (58%), Top Tens: 44 (9%) , Rounds: 1496, Scoring Avg: 71.07, Career Earnings: $12,019,993 - Best Finish: 1st (3 times)
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