He was allowed to play six holes a day as a junior. This talented golfer originating from Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia has a slim body & round face type. The adorable kid quotient in the Jason and Ellie Day family is about to go up by one. [34] Afterwards, he was hailed by world No.2 and nearest rival Jordan Spieth, while Adam Scott called his run of form 'Tiger-esque'. "T" indicates a tie for a place. However, in the six-round finals he played poorly, shooting fifteen shots higher than the score needed to qualify. [29] Day entered the Tour Championship as the FedEx Cup leader, but he finished tied for tenth. He birdied the 17th hole during the final round and had to get up and down from the bunker on the 72nd hole to hold on for the win. Ben Everill at PGATour.com reports that the baby is due in June, which could make for a bit of suspense regarding whether Jason will be able to compete in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. A second-place finish at the Puerto Rico Open helped Day retain his card for 2010, and he finished 69th in the money list. During the final round, Day got off to a quick start by going birdie-eagle to take a one-shot lead. Australian golfer Jason Day has made stunning revelations that his father had physically abused him as a child. This was his best performance in a major championship, and throughout the final round Day was tied for the lead on a number of occasions before eventually finishing in a tie for second after Schwartzel made four consecutive birdies to win the tournament. WD = withdrew It was the second time in his career Day had finished as a runner-up at the U.S. Open, and Day is also the only player in 2013 to hold a lead on the back nine Sunday at both majors. [14] The win jumped him to eighth on the Nationwide Tour's money list. Most Popular #29086. He defeated Alex Norén and Ryan Palmer in a sudden-death playoff, that lasted six extra holes. Day finally claimed the victory with a birdie on the sixth extra hole, after Norén had found water with his second shot to the green. Palmer had been eliminated with birdies on the first extra hole, but a further five holes were needed to separate Day and Norén. In November 2015 Ellie gave birth to their second child, a daughter, Lucy Adenil Day. CUT = missed the halfway cut CUT = missed the half-way cut He is a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first achieved the ranking in September 2015.Day first broke into the world's top ten in June 2011, rising to world number nine after his runner-up finish at the U.S. Open. Day's tie for fourth, however, was his best finish at the Open Championship and was the sixth time he had finished in the top 5 of a major without winning one. [21], In February 2015, Day won his third PGA Tour event and his seventh title as a pro, winning the Farmers Insurance Open with a score of 279 (−9) after prevailing in a four-way playoff over Harris English, J. [13], Day won his first Nationwide Tour event in July 2007 at the Legend Financial Group Classic, becoming the youngest man to win on any of the PGA Tour's three tours. You are using an unsupported version of Internet Explorer. Golfer. Alvin Day died of stomach cancer when Jason was 12. It was announced that he will wear Nike clothes, shoes and gloves, following the brand's decision to stop making clubs and balls. 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Scorpio Golfer #3. "We've definitely been a lot more disciplined about going to the range and putting green, chipping green after the round and making sure we're staying on top of it, especially with our feels," said Day. Jason Day Is A Member Of . On 1 January 2017, Nike announced that Day was joining Nike Golf ahead of the SBS Tournament of Champions at Kapalua the following week. . He shot a 70 and finished two shots back in third place behind Adam Scott, and Cabrera. Golfer #14. He is a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first achieved the ranking in September 2015. Golfer. He contended in a major once again at the 2013 Masters Tournament when he shot rounds of 70 and 68 to take a one-shot lead over Fred Couples going to the weekend. [11] He was a member of the Golf Australia National Squad. https://www.pgatour.com/players/player.28089.jason-day.html A day later, Day shot 63. [15], At the 2011 Masters Tournament, Day birdied the last two holes, but came up two strokes short of eventual winner Charl Schwartzel. Day first broke into the world's top ten in June 2011, rising to world number nine after his runner-up finish at the U.S. The win lifted Day to fourth in the world rankings. Seb Carmichael-Brown. He tied for the lowest cumulative score in all four majors in 2013, with fellow Australian Adam Scott at +2. Please upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 or use a Learn more about Day's wife and three kids. He made birdies on the last three holes in the final round to take a one-stroke victory. [22] The victory lifted Day back to fourth in the Official World Golf Ranking. [39] In May, Day won the Wells Fargo Championship. Play had to be suspended after the fifth extra hole, with the players coming back for a Monday finish. "I was explaining the other day that I was blowing into balloons," Day told reporters at Quail Hollow in May 2019. Case in point: following an uninspiring round of even par on a rainy Thursday afternoon at the Travelers Championship, Day headed straight to the range at Williams' request. Day confirmed, though, that Swatton would remain as his swing coach.[38]. [25], The following week at the RBC Canadian Open in Oakville, Canada, Day outlasted Bubba Watson and hometown favorite David Hearn to win the tournament, his second tour victory of the season and fourth overall. "T" = tied [6] His father took him to Beaudesert Golf Club and enrolled him as a junior member just after his sixth birthday. His first big win was at the age of 13 in a 2000 Australian Masters junior event on the Gold Coast, where he won with scores of 87, 78, 76 and 76.[10]. Jason Day and Brendon Todd shot 5-under 65s Thursday to share the first-round lead of the PGA Championship at San Francisco's Harding Park. The golfer is married to , his starsign is Scorpio and he is now 32 years of age. He continues to wear the Lexus logo on the left sleeve of his shirts, as he previously did before using Nike apparel. Day rose one place in the world rankings to number two, overtaking Rory McIlroy. On 12-11-1987 Jason Day was born in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia. On Sunday, although he did not challenge for the lead, he was the best of the rest of the field as the Open was dominated by wire-to-wire winner McIlroy. "Long story short, I try to keep my rib cage down. Later he went to Hills International College, where they have a golf academy,[9] at the behest of his coach, Col Swatton, who had moved there when Kooralbyn school closed down. On Friday, Ellie took to Instagram to reveal the good news that she and her husband are expecting child No. His amateur success extended to the United States, where he won the Boys 15–17 division at the 2004 Callaway World Junior Championship and was runner-up in the 2005 Porter Cup. [37] Day was known to have the RBC logo on the collar of his shirts, but because Nike does not allow other sponsorships to be seen on their apparel, his sponsorship contract with RBC was not renewed. Rickie Fowler. In August 2010, Day made his first appearance at the PGA Championship, where a 66 on Saturday helped him to finish seven-under-par for the tournament and earn his first top-10 in a major. [43], Day was originally a captain's pick for the International team of the Presidents Cup but withdrew with a back injury. He went on to win his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship, scoring a record 20 strokes under par and rising to number three in the world rankings. He had a putt for birdie on the 72nd hole to join the playoff but left it inches short. 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The pregnancy has already caused Day to fiddle with his schedule as he withdrew earlier this week from the Hero World Challenge, set to begin later this month, in order to spend more time with his family. He ended up finishing 5th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for 2008.