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 Ranking. 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.