Jason Day is a professional golfer. Moreover, he is also a PGA Tour member. The Australian golfer is a former Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking. The number one golfer in the world of 2015 can attest to the fact that it took determination, devotion, and discipline to be at the top. Day is a role model for many. In addition, the influential figure has 613l followers on Instagram. Similarly, he also has 526k followers on Twitter.
Jason Day Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality
Jason Day was born on 12 November 1987. His birthplace is Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia. Jason was born to his parents, Alvin Day(father) and Dening Day(mother). Furthermore, he has two sisters named Yanna and Kim. The professional golfer holds Australian nationality. At the age of six, Jason’s father enrolled him at the Beaudesert Golf Club. There, he participated as a junior member, playing six holes a day. When he was eight years old, his family moved to Rockhampton. It was at that time that Jason began to win events in minor leagues. Unfortunately, Day lost his father due to stomach cancer when he was only twelve years old.
Subsequently, his mother sent him to Kooralbyn International School. Later, he proceeded to Hills International College. When he was 13, Jason Day won his first big win in a 2000 Australian Masters junior event.
Day was awarded the Australian Junior Order of Merit twice as an amateur. He finished seventh at the Queensland Open. The talented golfer won the Australian Boys’ Amateur in 2004. In addition, Jason Day won the Boys 15–17 division at the 2004 Callaway World Junior Championship. Day was runner-up in the 2005 Porter Cup.
After winning the Green Jacket at the NEC Master of the Amateurs in July 2006, Jason turned professional. Additionally, he signed with Taylormade and Adidas. After that, he immediately started playing PGA Tour events. Jason Day landed major wins in numerous competitions. In the 2007 Legend Financial Group Classic, Day broke the record as the youngest man to win 3 tours on the PGA Tour. Likewise, in May 2010, he also became the youngest Australian to win a PGA Tour event. It was when he emerged in the first place in the HP Byron Nelson Championship. In February 2014, Day won his first World Golf Championship event, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. The win lifted Day’s rank to number four in the world rankings. On September 20, 2015, Jason Day became the World Number one on the Golf ranking.
Jason Day- Net Worth.
The high profile golfer has made an impressive fortune through his successful golf career. By July 2016, Day had earned over $33 million in prize money on the PGA Tour. Moreover, On January 1, 2017, Jason Day had signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Nike. As a matter of fact, the Nike sponsorship deal was reportedly worth $10 million a year. As of 2019, the 31-year-old golfer has an estimated net worth of $20 million. His net worth as of 2019 is the accumulated income from his career and endorsement deals from popular brands like Taylormade, Lexus, Concur, NetJets, Rolex, Nike, and Adidas.
Who is Jason Day’s Wife? Does he have any children?
Jason Day is married to Ellie Harvey. Jason and Ellie married each other in 2009. The couple met for the first time at a restaurant in Twinsburg, Ohio. Ellie was working as a waitress at the restaurant, and they bumped into each other. The couple has one son, Dash, born in 2012. Likewise, they also have a daughter named Lucy, born on November 11, 2015. By late 2017, they were expecting their third child. Unfortunately, they later revealed on social media that they had lost the baby due to a miscarriage. Despite this traumatic incident, the family of four is living happily in Westerville, Ohio at present.
How tall is Jason Day?- Height, Weight, Physical features.
The former Number 1 golfer stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches. Furthermore, Day weighs around 85 kgs. Jason has black hair. Likewise, the Australian golfer has a pair of dark brown eyes.