30 Facts About Jason Day

1. Jason Day defeated Alexander Noren and Ryan Palmer in a sudden-death playoff, that lasted six extra holes.

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2. Jason Day confirmed, though, that Swatton would remain as his swing coach.

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3. Jason Day continues to wear the Lexus logo on the left sleeve of his shirts, as he previously did before using Nike apparel.

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4. Jason Day was known to have the RBC logo on the collar of his shirts, but because Nike does not allow other sponsorships to be seen on their apparel, his sponsorship contract with RBC was not renewed.

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5. In late June, Jason Day announced that he would not be playing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, citing concerns over the Zika virus.

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6. Jason Day produced an exceptional performance shooting rounds of 68, 67, 66 and 67 to best his nearest competitor, Jordan Spieth, by three strokes.

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7. Jason Day was very slow to get back up and was shaking and wobbly.

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8. Jason Day won at the second hole with a par while Holmes made bogey, after English and Stallings were eliminated at the first hole.

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9. In February 2014, Jason Day won his first World Golf Championship event, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, after a final in which Victor Dubuisson won the last two holes to tie, then twice scrambled halves after missing greens at the extra holes before Day finally secured victory.

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10. Jason Day tied for the lowest cumulative score in all four majors in 2013, with fellow Australian Adam Scott at +2.

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11. Jason Day finished in a tie for second alongside Phil Mickelson, two strokes behind Justin Rose.

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12. Jason Day finished as a runner-up for the third time in a major championship at the 2013 US Open at Merion Golf Club.

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13. In June 2011, Jason Day participated at Congressional for the 2011 US Open, his maiden appearance in a US Open.

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14. Jason Day tied for second with Adam Scott and at −12 set the Masters record for the lowest score by a first-time participant.

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15. At the 2011 Masters Tournament, Jason Day birdied the last two holes, but came up two strokes short of eventual winner Charl Schwartzel.

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16. Jason Day would go on to finish T17 at East Lake Golf Club and ended the 2010 season ranked 21st on the PGA Tour money list.

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17. Jason Day gained entry into his first ever major championship at the 2010 Open Championship after Greg Norman withdrew.

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18. Jason Day had a mediocre season, but had conditional status for 2009.

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19. Jason Day ended up finishing 5th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for 2008.

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20. Jason Day won his first Nationwide Tour event in July 2007 at the Legend Financial Group Classic, becoming the youngest man to win on any of the PGA Tour's three tours.

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21. Jason Day made the cut in five of his first six PGA Tour events as a pro with a best finish of eleventh at the Reno-Tahoe Open and with official winnings of over $160,000.

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22. Jason Day turned professional in July 2006 after winning the Green Jacket at the NEC Master of the Amateurs, signing with TaylorMade and Adidas and immediately began playing PGA Tour events, principally through sponsors' exemptions.

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23. Jason Day was a member of the Golf Australia National Squad.

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24. Jason Day finished seventh and was the leading amateur at the Queensland Open.

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25. Jason Day used the book's reports of Woods' scores as his benchmark for improvement and as a reachable standard.

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26. Jason Day borrowed a book about Tiger Woods from his roommate, and it inspired him to improve his golf by practicing in the early morning, at lunch-time and in the evening.

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27. Jason Day was allowed to play six holes a day as a junior.

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28. Jason Day went on to win his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship, scoring a record 20 strokes under par and rising to number three in the world rankings.

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29. Jason Day is a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first achieved the ranking in September 2015.

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30. Jason Day was born on 12 November 1987 and is an Australian professional golfer and PGA Tour member.

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