Jason Day

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“Driver head's definitely a lot bigger” – Jason Day details changes in equipment from when he made his debut at the 2006 John Deere Classic as a 19-yo “Driver head's definitely a lot bigger” – Jason Day details changes in equipment from when he made his debut at the 2006 John Deere Classic as a 19-yo
“Driver head's definitely a lot bigger” – Jason Day details changes in equipment from when he made his debut at the 2006 John Deere Classic as a 19-yo
WATCH: Controversial fashion icon Jason Day reviews his own style choices from 2011 WATCH: Controversial fashion icon Jason Day reviews his own style choices from 2011
WATCH: Controversial fashion icon Jason Day reviews his own style choices from 2011
In Pictures: Jason Day dons an all-white Malbon outfit at the US Open Round 2 In Pictures: Jason Day dons an all-white Malbon outfit at the US Open Round 2
In Pictures: Jason Day dons an all-white Malbon outfit at the US Open Round 2
Jason Day battles 'relaxed week' at 2024 Memorial Tournament by sleeping in an RV - "My wife suggested it" Jason Day battles 'relaxed week' at 2024 Memorial Tournament by sleeping in an RV - "My wife suggested it"
Jason Day battles 'relaxed week' at 2024 Memorial Tournament by sleeping in an RV - "My wife suggested it"
"Forgot his pants"- Golf fans react to Jason Day's $120 shorts that look like 'boxers' "Forgot his pants"- Golf fans react to Jason Day's $120 shorts that look like 'boxers'
"Forgot his pants"- Golf fans react to Jason Day's $120 shorts that look like 'boxers'

Jason Day: A Brief Biography

Jason Day’s Early Life and Background

Jason Day is a professional golfer of Australia, who was born in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia on 12th November, 1987 to Alvin Day and Dening Day. He also has two siblings named Yanna and Kim. Early on, when Jason was aged six, his father took him to the Beaudesert Golf Club, introduced him to this sport and enrolled his name as a junior member of that club. When Jason was eight years old, his whole family shifted to Rockhampton. But unfortunately, when Jason was 12 years old, his father died of stomach cancer and Dening became a single mother. He got admission in Kooralbyn International School and after completing his schooling Jason attended the Hills International College. After Alvin's death, his whole family suffered various problems but Jason didn't lose hope and continued his training with his mentor Colin Swatton to pursue his dream.


Jason Day
Jason Day, Picture: Getty images


Jason Day’s Amateur Golf Career

Here are some of his remarkable wins which shows Jason Day’s successful amateur career:

  • Adina Watches Junior Tournament (2003)

  • Australian Boys’ Amateur (2004)

  • Callaway World Junior Championship (2004)

  • Australian Junior Order of Merit.

  • Victorian Junior Masters (2005)

  • Australian Amateur Stroke Play (2006)

  • Master of the Amateurs (2006)

During his amateur days, Jason Day tied for 7th at the Queensland Open (2004) and later in 2005, he also became the runner up at Porter Cup Championship.


Jason Day’s Professional Career

In 2006, Jason became professional and started playing in various events on the PGA Tour. In his professional career, Jason won a total of 18 professional tournaments including 13 PGA Tour, 3 European Tour & 1 Korn Ferry Tour. He also competed on the PGA Tour of Australia. He also participated in the major championships also and finished top 10 several times in each of the 4 majors. His greatest victory came in 2015 PGA Championship, where he performed very well on the course.


Jason Day’s Playing Style

Jason Day is a glowing star of golf who is known for his unique playing style and impressive performance on course with exceptional putting skills, ability to work the ball both ways, smooth and efficient swing and mental toughness . These are some qualities that helped him in various ways to achieve success on the tour.


Jason Day’s Golf Journey

His father Alvin is the one who enrolled him as a junior member of Beaudesert Golf Club when he was just aged six. Later he played various golf events while attending Kooralbyn International School. During his days in Hills International College, Jason participated in collegial tournaments and won most of them. As an amateur golfer, he won numerous accomplishments including Australian Boys’ Amateur (2004), Callaway World Junior Championship (2004), Victorian Junior Masters (2005), Australian Amateur Stroke Play (2006), Master of the Amateurs (2006). Jason Day's journey as a professional golfer started in 2006 and he started competing on the PGA Tour events. In 2007, he won at the Legend Financial Group Classic, which was his first victory on the Nationwide Tour and that win caused him to achieve the 8th position on Nationwide Tour's money list. Jason won at the HP Byron Nelson Championship and became the youngest Australian player to win a PGA Tour event and that win helped him to get entry into Open Championship (2010), his first ever major championship. In 2011, he finished second in the Masters Tournament and U.S. Open both and moved to top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking for the first time. After that, Jason tied for second position in the U.S. Open (2013). In 2014, he won at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in the World Golf Championship event. Jason's greatest victory came in PGA Championship (2015). After that he continued his journey by competing in various tournaments all over the world. Recently, Jason secured his victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson in 2023.


Jason Day’s Achievements

As a professional golfer, Jason Day has a successful career in golf and gained several achievements throughout his journey that highlights his dedication, skills and ability, which includes:

  1. Winning a total of eighteen professional tournaments.

  2. Victory in PGA Championship (2015)

  3. Thirteen PGA Tour wins.

  4. Being awarded twice the Australian Junior Order of merit as an amateur golfer.


Jason Day
Picture: Jason Day’s official instagram


Jason Day’s Major Championships

Sl. No.TournamentYear
1.U.S. Open2011(T2), 2013(T2)
2.Masters Tournaments2011(T2)
3.PGA Championship2015(won)
4.The Open Championship2023(T2)


Jason Day’s Awards and Honors


Award & HonorYears
The Don Award 2015
Queensland Sports Star of the Year2015
Greg Norman Medal2016
Mark H. McCormack Award2016


Jason Day’s Golf Records

Some of Jason Day's prestigious records in several golf tournaments are given below:

  1. 18 professional wins during his golf career.

  2. Holding the number 1 rank in the Official World Golf Ranking as of 20th September, 2015.

  3. Finishing T-2 in Masters Tournament (2011), U.S. Open (2011 & 2013), PGA Championship (2016) and The Open Championship (2023).

  4. Securing victory in the PGA Championship (2015) with his best finish.

Jason Day’s International Wins


Sl. No.TournamentsYears
1.Green Jacket Invitational2007
2.Australia Masters2008
3.HP Byron Nelson Championship2010
4.WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship2014
5.RBC Canadian Open2015
6.PGA Championship2015
7.The Barclays2015
8.BMW Championship2015
9.Arnold Palmer Invitational2016
10.WGC-Dell Match Play2016
11.The Players Championship2016
12.Farmers Insurance Open2018
13.Wells Fargo Championship2018

Jason Day’s Net Worth

Jason Day's current net worth is estimated around 50-55 million USD which includes over 30 million USD of his prize money and the rest 20 million USD from various endorsement deals with several companies. As he is one of the richest golfers in the world, it is expected that his net worth will cross 100 million USD by the year 2026.


Jason Day’s Ventures

During his amazing golf career, Jason Day has had numerous endorsement and sponsorship deals with several well-known brands including Nike, Adidas, TaylorMade, Lexus, Rolex, Full Swing and also a partnership deal with a travel expense software company named Concur. These all deals positively affected his wealth and contributed to his net worth.


Jason Day’s Assets

Jason Day has owned a 5,800 sq. foot luxuries house with a total of five bedrooms, fivee and a half bathrooms, a whole golf complex, private gym, a full bar, a swimming pool, a fire pit, a hot tube and a beautiful waterfront view. This house is located in Westernville, Ohio which he purchased in 2010 for an amount of 2.4 million USD. Jason is also a car lover and has numerous luxury and sports cars in his collection including BMW M760i, BMW X7, Lexus LC, Lexus LFA, Audi R8 and a Range Rover.


Jason Day’s Family

Jason Day's family includes his wife Ellie Harvey Day and their four children, named Dash James Day, Lucy Adenil Day, Arrow Joseph Day & Oz Nilo Day. Unfortunately both of his parents passed away.


Jason Day's Family
Jason Day's Family, Picture: Getty images


Jason Day’s Wife

Ellie Harvey Day is the beloved wife of Jason Day, with whom he met in the year 2005, when she was working as a waitress at Mavis Winkle's. At that time he was aged 17, while Ellie was 19 years old. After dating for a couple of months, Jason proposed to her and tied a knot in October 2009.


Jason Day's Wife
Jason Day and Ellie Harvey Day, Picture: Getty images


Jason Day’s Children

Jason Day and Ellie Harvey Day have a total of 4 children together, named Dash James Day, Lucy Adenil Day, Arrow Joseph Day & Oz Nilo Day. Dash James Day is the eldest one, who was born in 2012. Their second child is Lucy Adenil Day, who was born in 2015. After some years they were blessed with a new child, named Arrow Joseph Day, who was born in 2018 and in 2021 their youngest child Oz Nilo Day joined their family.


FAQs

A. Jason Day's full name is Jason Anthony Day.

A. Jason Day's current world ranking is 20.

A. Jason Day's current net worth is estimated around 50-55 million USD. 

 A. Yes, Jason Day won the PGA Championship in 2015, which is one of the major championships.

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