Jason Day was born in Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia in November 1987. Jason Day is a professional golfer, PGA Tour member, and a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking. Him, Tiger Woods, and Geoff Ogilvy, are the only multiple winners of the WGC Match Play. He started golfing as a child, and his first big win came when he was 13 years old at 2000 Australian Masters junior event on the Gold Coast.
Jason Day Bio: Age, Early Life
Day, at the age of 6, formally took up golf after father, Alvin, brought home a cut-down 3-wood from the junkyard. Jason Day learned to play golf at the Beaudesert Golf Club in Queensland. Day revealed that he was 12 years old and his father, who died of stomach cancer when, was an abusive alcoholic and influenced Day to play golf out of fear of punishment. The family experienced further poverty, when Alvin died. Day recalls that, because the family home didn’t have a hot water tank, his mother, Dening, would boil water on the stove to use for showers.
Jason Day Net Worth
An Australian professional golfer, Jason Day, has a net worth of $40 million.
Jason Day Career Details
Day was twice awarded the Australian Junior Order of Merit, as an amateur,. He was the leading amateur at the Queensland open and finished seventh in the tournament. In 2004 Day won the Australian Boy Amateur. His amateur success extended to the United States. He also served a member of the Golf Australia National Squad. In 2006 Jason Day turned professional and is part of the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour of Australia. In 2011 he was promoted in the world’s top ten players. In 2014 Jason day played and won the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship which was his first WGC title. In 2015 he rose to #3 ranked player in the world. In achieving this feet he was helped by his performance in the 2015 PGA Championship, where he won and also set a record with 20 strokes under par. In September 2015 Day reached World Number 1 in the World Golf Rankings. At the 2011 Masters Tournament, he finished tied for second and 2nd at the U.S. Open in 2011 and 2013. In 2015 at The Open Championship, Day finished tied for fourth. In 2010 he has also won the HP Byron Nelson Championship, RBC Canadian Open, the Farmers Insurance Open, RBC Canadian Open, The Barclays, and the BMW Championship in 2015. It was revealed, In January 2017, that Jason signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Nike that will pay him $10 million per year. He won the Farmers Insurance Open for a second time, In January 2018. As of October 2018, he has earned more than $40 million in tournament fees alone.
Jason Day Wife And Family Details
Day was working as a server at Mavis Winkle’s Irish Pub in Twinsburg, Ohio, when Jason and wife Ellie met eventually. Day was 17 and Ellie was 19 at the time they met. Day visited the restaurant with coach Swatton, as Swatton was helping a friend establish a golf academy in Twinsburg. Ellie came along to watch on the weekend, When Day was back in town in 2006 for a Nationwide Tour event. Inspired, Day won the tournament. The following weekend, Ellie drove to Columbus for a tournament and the couple had their first date – dinner at Applebee’s and a horror movie, with Swatton as chaperone. The couple live in Westerville, Ohio and now have three children – a son Dash, a daughter named Lucy and another son named Arrow, who arrived in late 2018..
Jason Day Body Measurements
Jason Ray originating from Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia has a slim body & round face type. Jason Days hair colour is Black and Dark Brown eye colour. Jason Day Height and weight is 183 cm and 85 kilo respectively.
Jason Day Charity Work And Friends
Day and Ellie founded a charity called the Brighter Days Foundation, that provides funding and resources to central Ohio organizations that work to end child hunger. The organization runs an annual fundraising golf day called the Brighter Days Invitational. Day loves to spend time with best friends Rika Batibasaga and Luke Reardon, who both live close to Day in the Columbus, Ohio area.