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Golf is like a love affair. If you don’t take it seriously, it’s no fun; if you do take it seriously, it breaks your heart but ‘Jason Day’ has a huge love for this game who an Australian professional golfer. He is a former World Number 1 golfer who plays on a PGA Tour.
He reached No. 1 in September 2015 and won his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship. He has recorded 12 PGA Tour wins as of August 2020 and won over $47 million in prize money. For his contribution to golf, he received The Don Award, Greg Norman Medal, and Queensland Sports Star of the Year.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 12 November 1987, Jason Day turns 33 years old in the year 2020. He is towering tall with a height of 183 in centimeters and 6’0” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 88 in kilograms and 194 lbs in pounds.
He seems attractive with his dark brown eyes and black hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 32 inches waist and biceps size is 14 inches approximately.
He earns from his professional career as a golfer. He signed deals with TaylorMade, Nike, and Adidas. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $40 million.
Education / Family
Jason was born and raised up in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia, and belongs to mixed white ethnicity. He is born to his father Irvin Day was Irish Australian and his mother Dening is a Filippino who migrated from the Phillippines to Australia in the early 1980s.
He has been grown up with his two siblings named Yanna and Kim. As of his education, he completed his schooling at Kooralbyn International School and further enrolled at Hills International College to pursue his golf skills as this college had a golf academy.
|Birth Place||Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia|
|Date Of Birth||12 November 1987|
|Age||33 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 183 cm
In feet inches – 6’0”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 88 kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Kooralbyn International School|
|College||Hills International College|
|Home Town||Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia|
|Fathers Name||Irvin Day|
|Siblings||Yanna and Kim|
Career / Fashion And Style
As of his career, his father enrolled him at the Beaudesert Golf Club when he was just 6 years old. At the age of 8, he began to win local events and had his first big win at the 2000 Australian Masters junior event on the Gold Coast with scores of 87, 78, 76, and 76.
As an amateur, he received the Australian Junior Order of Merit twice and won the 2004 Australian Boys’ Amateur. In 2004, he won the Boys 15-17 division at the Callaway World Junior Championship. In 2005, he finished runner-up in the Porter Cup. In 2006, he won the NEC Master of the Amateurs.
After that, he became professional in 2006 and signed with Taylor Made and Adidas. At the Reno-Tahoe Open, he recorded his best finish of eleventh but failed to earn his 2007 PGA Tour card. In July 2007, Jason won his first Nationwide Tour event at the Legend Financial Group Classic.
In 2009, he finished second at the Puerto Rico Open and in May 2010 won the HP Bryon Nelson Championship on PGA Tour. At the 2010 Open Championship, he earned entry into his first-ever major championship. In August 2010, he made his first appearance at the PGA Championship. At the 2011 Masters Tournament, he tied for second with Adam Scott.
In June 2011, he made his U.S. Open debut and finished second behind winner Rory Mcllroy. After that, he reached a career-high ranking at No. 9 and moved into the Official World Golf Ranking top-10. At the 2013 Masters Tournament, he finished in third place. At the 2013 U.S. Open, he finished in a tie for second place alongside Phil Mickelson.
At the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, he won his first World Golf Championship event and reached the career-high ranking at No. 4 with this win. At the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open, he won his third PGA Tour event. At the 2015 Open Championship, he tied for 4th place but won the 2015 RBC Canadian Open.
At the 2015 PGA Championship, he set a new record becoming the first player in history to finish at 20-under-par in a major. In the FedEx Cup playoffs, he won The Barclays and the BMW Championship and reached World No. 1 for the first time in his career with these wins. At the 2015 Tour Championship, he tied for tenth place.
At the Arnold Palmer Invitational on the PGA Tour, he won his first win of 2016 and later won the 2016 WGC-Dell Match Play which was his ninth PGA Tour win. At the 2016 Players Championship, he recorded his career 10th PGA Tour victory. In 2017, he went winless season and split from Colin Swatton.
At the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open, he won his 11th PGA Tour win. He also won the Wells Fargo Championship in 2018 which was his 12th PGA Tour win.
He defeated Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy in 2019 The Challenge: Japan Skins. At the Presidents Cup in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017, he represented the International Team as well as won the 2013 World Cup while representing Australia.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with his beautiful wife Ellie Harvey with whom he shared three children named Dash, Lucy, and Arrow.
|Children||Dash, Lucy, and Arrow
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|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Jason Day
- His father died of stomach cancer when he was 12 years old.
- He is highly inspired by a book about Tiger Woods to pursue a professional golf career.
- Due to concerns over the Zika virus, he did not play at the 2016 Olympic Games.
- During Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013, his eight relatives in the Philippines died which includes his grandmother.
- He along with his wife runs a charity known as the Brighter Days Foundation.
- He was the youngest ever winner on the Nationwide Tour at 19.
- In 2015, he was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
- In September 2015, he reached World No. 1 for the first time in his career.
- Currently, he used to resides in Westerville, Ohio.