Jason Day

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Full Name Jason Day
Age 32 Years Old
Nick Name Jason Day
Gender Male
Famous As Golfer
Birth Date November 12th, 1987
Birth Place Beaudesert, Queensland

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About Jason Day

A professional golfer from Australia who is currently a member of the PGA Tour is known for Jason Day. He is nicknamed as J.D., Jaydee, Jay Day. He began playing golf at the age of six when his father enrolled him in a golf class. Jason Day is a former World Number 1 golfer in the World Golf Ranking. He won the 2004 Callaway World Junior Championship at age 17. He turned professional the year in 2006 and won his first WGC title, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in 2014 and would win it for the second time in 2016. Additionally, he won his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship. He won the Mark H. McCormack Award in 2016 for spending the most weeks that year atop the World Golf Ranking. He also won The Challenge: Japan Skins over Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Hideki Matsuyama on 21st October 2019. He has won the Don Award inSport Australia Hall of Fame in 2015. Overall, he is a very talented golfer. Scroll more to know about his full biography including his family, wife, events, tour, swing, caddie, earnings, salary, career, and more. 

Recent in the news, his playing partners, Brooks Koepka, social distanced for COVID-19 reasons, and the wafting smell of Deep Heat coming from his body. He gingerly picked up a tee or two a few times also. But both say there's nothing wrong and they're perfectly fine. Day's troublesome back is a non-factor. Koepka's buggered left knee and right hip … non-issue. Koepka backed up his opening 66 with a 2-under 68 while Day has fashioned rounds of 65-69 to be part of a six-way tie at six-under. Only Haotong Li sits above them as he looks to become the first player from China to win a major. Li is eight under. Whereas Tommy Fleetwood (65), Daniel Berger (67), Justin Rose (68) have the tremendous pedigree and are all part of the second-place tie it might well be the underlying ailments that could pose Day and Koepka the biggest challenge. "It was my hip. Nothing to do with my knee. It's fine. I woke up this morning, it was tight and worked out and it got even tighter and then we loosened it up," Koepka said For Day a chronic back issue has been a problem throughout his career. The cold weather in San Francisco is not exactly what helps. But he is being mindful of letting his mind find excuses over the last month and the positive thinking has him coming into TPC Harding Park off three straight top 10s. 

Jason Day is famous for being a former world number 1 golf player who has devoted himself to achieving success in golf. And he is best-known for receiving Inaugural Greg Norman Medal and recognized as Queensland sports star of the year. He is also recognized for winning two European Tour and one Web.com tour.

Jason Day was born on 12th November 1987 in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia. He is Australian by nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed as his father was Irish Australian and his mother is a Filippino. He was born to his parents; Irvin Day (Father), and Dening (Mother). His mother migrated from the Phillippines to Australia in the early 1980s, where she met Alvin. Alvin Day (Jason Day's father) died of stomach cancer when Jason was 12. He also has two siblings, Yanna and Kim. As of 2019, he celebrated his 32nd birthday. He is Christian by religion and his Zodiac sign is Scorpio. As per his education, he went to Kooralbyn International School which had a golf course attached. He then attended Hills International College which includes a golf academy, at the behest of his coach, Col Swatton, who had moved there when Kooralbyn school closed down. 

Jason Day is a very handsome person with a tall height of 1.83 m or 6 feet. He has got a bodyweight of 195 lbs or 88.5 kg. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. 

Jason Day, a famous golfer

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Jason Day's Golf Career

  • Following his sixth birthday, Jason Day was taken by his father, Alvin to Beaudesert Golf Club. He then began to win events in the surrounding districts.
  • At the age of 13, he won 2000 Australian Masters junior event on the Gold Coast, where he won with scores of 87, 78, 76, and 76.
  • Talking about his amateur career, he was twice awarded the Australian Junior Order of Merit and finished seventh at the Queensland Open.
  • He won the Boys 15-17 division at the 2004 Callaway World Junior Championship. 
  • Additionally, he was runner-up in the 2005 Porter Cup.
  • He was also a member of the Golf Australia National Squad. 
  • Following his professional in July 2006, he won the Green Jacket at the NEC Master of the Amateurs.
  • He then signed with TaylorMade and Adidas and also he began playing PGA Tour events where he made the cut in five of his first six PGA Tour events as a pro with the best finish of eleventh at the Reno-Tahoe Open and with official winnings of over $160,000. 
  • However, he failed to earn his 2007 PGA Tour card. 
  • He won his first Nationwide Tour event in July 2007 at the Legend Financial Group Classic.
  • He ended up finishing 5th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for 2008.
  • He had a mediocre season but had a conditional status for 2009. season.
  • He became the youngest Australian to win a PGA Tour event in May 2010 winning the HP Byron Nelson Championship. 
  • He finishes T17 at East Lake Golf Club and ended the 2010 season ranked 21st on the PGA Tour money list.
  • He tied for second with Adam Scott at the 2011 Masters Tournament. 
  • He made his U.S. Open debut in June 2011 finishing with second place behind winner Rory Mcllroy. 
  • Following this, he moved into the Official World Golf Ranking top-10 reaching his career ranking at 9th on PGA Tour. 
  • He finished in third place at the 2013 Masters Tournament.
  • At the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, he finished as a runner-up for the third time in a major championship.
  • He won his first World Golf Championship event, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship which lifted him to fourth in the world rankings.
  • He won his third PGA Tour event at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open in February. 
  • He collapsed on his 18th hole, the 9th hole on the course during the second round of the 2015 U.S. Open. It was later revealed that this was due to vertigo. 
  • He finished the tournament tied for 9th. 
  • He tied for 4th place at the 2015 Open Championship and won the 2015 RBC Canadian Open. 
  • He also set a new record becoming the first player in history to finish at 20-under-par in a major.
  • He later won The Barclays and the BMW Championship in the FedEx Cup playoffs due to which he reached the World No. 1 for the first time in his career on 20th September 2015.

Jason Day With Award

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  • He won his first win at Arnold Palmer Invitational on the PGA Tour against Kevin Chappell in 2016. 
  • He also won the 2016 WGC-Dell Match Play, his ninth PGA Tour win. 
  • He announced that he would not be playing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, citing concerns over the Zika virus in June 2016. 
  • He earned over $33 million in prize money on the PGA Tour as of July 2016. 
  • He split from his caddie of 11 years-his entire professional career-and 'father figure' Colin Swatton on 13th September 2017 after a winless season whereas Swatton will remain as his swing coach. 
  • He won his 11th PGA Tour win at the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open in January. 
  • In the same year, he won the Wells Fargo Championship.
  • During the 2019 season, he battled severe chronic back pain which he was suffering since the early 2010s. 
  • He then won "The Challenge: Japan Skins" defeating Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy on 21st October 2019.
  • Besides his, he was a captain's pick for the International team of the Presidents Cup but withdrew with a back injury.

Jason Day's Wife, Ellie Harvey

Jason Day is a married man. He is married to his pretty wife, Ellie Harvey in the year 2009. The duo is also blessed with 3 children. The couple has one son, Dash, born in 2012, and a daughter, Lucy, born on 11 November 2015. In 2019, the duo welcomed another son named Arrow. As of today, the duo is living a happy life in Westerville, Ohio whereas he previously lived in Orlando, Florida, and Fort Worth, Texas. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. Their relationship is going stronger with the passage of time. He is loyal towards his wife and they both support each other. 

Jason Day with his wife and their childrens

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Jason Day's Net Worth 2020

Jason Day is a professional golfer and he has earned a huge amount of money from his career. He turned professional in the year 2006 and has won many events along with prize money. As of 2020, the net worth of Jason Day is estimated to have $40 Million and his prize money is $33 million on the PGA Tour as of July 2016 whereas he has made more than $45 Million as prize money till now (2020). Besides this, he is also earning a cool amount of money from endorsements. He signed with TaylorMade and Adidas in 2006. He also signed a deal with Nike reportedly for $10 Million a year as of the year 2017. He also has an endorsement deal with Lexus as he continues to wear the Lexus logo on the left sleeve of his shirts, as he previously did before using Nike apparel. His major source of earning is from a golf career. He is satisfied with his earnings as of now.