Hey kiddos, if you ain’t #Dufnering like Jason Dufner, you ain’t hip (pics)
#Dufnering, it’s hip, it’s happening, it’s now! On Thursday, a photo of PGA golfer Jason Dufner appearing less-than-enthused about spending some time with some kids for a charity in Dallas, Tex., surfaced on Deadspin.
Dufner looked positively miserable at the Salesmanship Youth and Family Centers as part of the buildup to the 2013 Byron Nelson Classic in Irving, a tournament which Dufner won in 2012. So, think of him as a goodwill ambassador, if you will, spreading joy and dispensing wisdom to children in need, all the while slumping haggardly against a wall, while seemingly feeling miles and miles and miles away in a malaise of despair.
Of course, once the hilarious photo began making the rounds around the interwebs, some of Dufner’s PGA cohorts caught wind of it and began tweeting images of themselves doing a little #Dufnering of their own.
Keegan Bradley may have gotten it all started:
Haha I don’t know what to say. This is the best picture ever. #duffdaddy twitter.com/Keegan_Bradley…
— Keegan Bradley (@Keegan_Bradley) March 28, 2013
But then, several of the PGA’s best and brightest got in on the act as they started to mimic the move on their own. Here’s Rory McIlroy:
@keegan_bradley #dufnering twitter.com/McIlroyRory/st… — Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) March 29, 2013
Luke Donald, #Dufnering:
@keegan_bradley #Dufnering moby.to/hdzfbf — Luke Donald (@LukeDonald) March 29, 2013
And then Rickie Fowler got in on the act, twice:
Hey @keegan_bradley I’m just hanging out #Dufnering with @bubbawatson #bellypoppin twitter.com/RickieFowlerPG… — Rickie Fowler (@RickieFowlerPGA) March 29, 2013
#Dufnering in the Radio Flyer…ya that’s right @keegan_bradley @jasondufner twitter.com/RickieFowlerPG… — Rickie Fowler (@RickieFowlerPGA) March 29, 2013
And then Bubba Watson showed of his #Dufnering skills while leaning against his General Lee:
@jasondufner #dufnering twitter.com/bubbawatson/st…
— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) March 29, 2013
Good stuff. I imagine more will follow, perhaps even Tiger Woods will get in on the action. Hey, it’s possible…
UPDATE: Mr. Jason Dufner, now fully aware of the craze he has initiated, did a little #Dufnering of his own in the Auburn University — his alma mater — weight room:
#dufnering in the Auburn football weight room. Everyday I am Dufnering twitter.com/JasonDufner/st…
— Jason Dufner (@JasonDufner) March 29, 2013