Facts of Jason Day
|Full Name:||Jason Day|
|Age:||35 years 0 months|
|Birth Date:||November 12, 1987|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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Jason Day is a professional golfer from Australia. He is a member of the PGA Tour. In the World Golf Ranking, he was a former World Number One golfer. He started his professional career in 2006 and reached No. 1 in September of 2015. At the 2015 PGA Championship, he won his first major tournament. He has 12 PGA Tour victories as of August 2020. He has amassed a prize fund of more than $47 million.
What is Jason Day’s claim to fame?
Golfer who was once ranked No. 1 in the world.
Where is Jason Day Born?
On November 12th, 1987, Jason Day was born. His hometown is Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia, where he was born. He was born in Australia and is an Australian citizen. Irvin Day was his father, and Dening was his mother. His father is an Australian-Irish immigrant, and his mother is a Filipina. In the early 1980s, his mother moved from the Philippines to Australia, where she met Alvin. He is of mixed white descent. Yanna and Kim are his two siblings.
Jason Day went to Kooralbyn International School, which included a golf course. Hills International College, which had a golf academy, was his next stop.
Jason Day’s Professional Life
- Jason Day was only 6 years old when his father enrolled him at the Beaudesert Golf Club.
- He began to win local events at the age of 8.
- He had his first big win at the 2000 Australian Masters junior event on the Gold Coast. He was only 13 at the
- time. He won with scores of 87, 78, 76, and 76.
- He received the Australian Junior Order of Merit twice as an amateur.
- He won the 2004 Australian Boys’ Amateur.
- He then won the Boys 15-17 division at the Callaway World Junior Championship in the United States in 2004.
- He finished runner-up in the 2005 Porter Cup.
- He was a member of the Golf Australia National Squad.
- He won the NEC Master of the Amateurs in 2006.
- Jason Day professional in July 2006.
- He signed with TaylorMade and Adidas.
- He recorded his best finish of eleventh at the Reno-Tahoe Open.
- He failed to earn his 2007 PGA Tour card. But, he earned conditional status on the Nationwide Tour for 2007.
- He won his first Nationwide Tour event at the Legend Financial Group Classic in July 2007.
- He finished 2007 5th on the money list and earned him his PGA Tour card for 2008.
- He earned a conditional status for 2009.
- He finished second at the Puerto Rico Open in 2009.
- He won the HP Bryon Nelson Championship on the PGA Tour in May 2010.
- He earned entry into his first-ever major championship at the 2010 Open Championship.
- He made his first appearance at the PGA Championship in August 2010.
- He tied for second with Adam Scott at the 2011 Masters Tournament.
- He made his U.S. Open debut in June 2011, where he finished second behind winner Rory Mcllroy.
- He moved into the Official World Golf Ranking top-10. He reached a career-high ranking at No. 9.
- He finished in third place at the 2013 Masters Tournament.
- He finished in a tie for second place alongside Phil Mickelson at the 2013 U.S. Open.
- He won his first World Golf Championship event at the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. With the win, he reached a career-high ranking at No. 4.
- He won his third PGA Tour event at the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open.
- He collapsed during the second round of the 2015 U.S. Open. It was later revealed that this was due to vertigo. He was diagnosed with it a month ago. He finished the tournament tied for 9th.
- He tied for 4th place at the 2015 Open Championship.
- He won the 2015 RBC Canadian Open.
- He set a new record, becoming the first player in history to finish at 20-under-par in a major at the 2015 PGA Championship.
- He won The Barclays and the BMW Championship in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
With the wins, he reached World No. 1 for the first time in his career in September 2015.
- He tied for tenth at the 2015 Tour Championship.
- He won his first win of 2016 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on the PGA Tour.
- He won the 2016 WGC-Dell Match Play, his ninth PGA Tour win.
- He recorded his career 10th PGA Tour victory at the 2016 Players Championship.
- He had a winless season in 2017. He split from Colin Swatton, his caddie of 11 years, in September 2017. Swatton remained as his swing coach.
- He won his 11th PGA Tour win at the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open.
In 2018, he also won the Wells Fargo Championship, his 12th PGA Tour win.
- He battled severe chronic back pain in 2019. He had suffered back pain since the early 2010s.
- He won the 2019 The Challenge: Japan Skins defeated Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy.
- He represented the International Team at the Presidents Cup in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017.
- He represented Australia and won the 2013 World Cup.
Jason Day Honors
- 2015 – The Don Award, Sport Australia Hall of Fame
- 2015 – inaugural Greg Norman Medal
- 2015 – Queensland Sports Star of the Year
- 2016 – Greg Norman Medal
What is Jason Day’s height?
Jason Day is 6 feet tall with a height of 1.83 meters. He weighs 195 pounds, or 88.5 kilograms. He is of average height and build. His eyes are a dark brown color, and his hair is black. He has a straight sexual orientation.
Who is Jason Day’s wife?
Jason Day is a husband and father. Ellie Harvey, an American woman, is his wife. Dash, Lucy, and Arrow are the couple’s three children, whom they married in 2009.
Westerville, Ohio is where the family calls home. He previously lived in Fort Worth, Texas, and Orlando, Florida.
Jason Day’s net worth
Jason Day makes a living as a professional golfer. Endorsements and prize money are his sources of income. In 2006, he signed with Taylor Made and Adidas. Taylor Made is the brand of equipment he uses. In 2017, he officially signed a $10 million-per-year contract with Nike. His contract with RBC came to an end when he signed a sponsorship deal with Nike. He also has a Lexus endorsement contract. By July 2016, he had won more than $33 million on the PGA Tour. He had a net worth of over $47 million as of July 2020. His approximate net worth is $40 million.