Jason Day

Jason Day

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 195 (88 kg)
Age: 32 (November 12, 1987)
Birthplace: Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
Residence: Forest Lake, Queensland, Australia; Columbus, Ohio
Family: Wife, Ellie; Dash James, Lucy, Arrow Joseph

Special Interests: Sports
Turned Professional: 2006
City plays from: Brisbane, Australia


Exempt Status


Winner, PGA Championship or U.S. Open (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (12):
2010 (1) HP Byron Nelson Championship. 2014 (1) World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2015 (5) Farmers Insurance Open, RBC Canadian Open, PGA Championship, The Barclays, BMW Championship. 2016 (3) Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play, THE PLAYERS Championship. 2018 (2) Farmers Insurance Open, Wells Fargo Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2007 (1) Legend Financial Group Classic Presented by Cynergies Solutions.
Other Victories (3):
2015 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Cameron Tringale]. 2013 ISPS Handa World Cup [with Adam Scott]. 2013 ISPS Handa World Cup [indiv].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2015 BMW Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2016 PGA Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#1 : 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,890,000 : 2016 THE PLAYERS Championship (Finished 1)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins - Won the MGM Resorts The Challenge: Japan Skins over Hideki Matsuyama, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods with eight skins ($210,000). Got up-and-down for birdie at the par-5 18th to win the $100,000 skin and clinch the victory. Collected three skins with a birdie on the par-3 third and four on the par-4 17th with a par. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am - With a solo-fourth at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, posted his fourth straight top-five at the event and his first on TOUR since the 2019 Masters Tournament (5th).

National Team Selections


World Cup : 2013 Presidents Cup : 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 260 862 12 10 5 74 139 206 49 10 $46,412,806
2020 8 23 1 3 4 3 1 93 $643,313
2019 21 64 6 11 15 5 1 54 $2,637,480
2018 20 68 2 1 5 15 18 2 16 $5,087,461
2017 20 66 1 5 12 16 4 1 18 $2,978,181
2016 20 69 3 1 1 10 16 19 1 2 6 $8,045,112
2015 20 72 5 1 11 15 18 2 3 $9,403,330
2014 15 48 1 2 6 9 14 1 2 10 $3,789,574
2013 21 80 1 2 7 12 21 17 $3,625,030
2012 17 55 4 8 13 3 1 87 $1,143,233
2011 21 73 2 1 10 12 18 3 12 $3,962,647
2010 24 82 1 1 5 11 18 5 1 8 $2,904,327
2009 18 61 1 2 7 14 3 1 48 $1,251,219
2008 28 81 2 6 13 15 86 $767,393
2006 7 20 2 5 2 $174,508
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 19 66 1 1 1 7 10 14 4 1 $331,542
2007 19 66 1 1 1 7 10 14 4 1 $331,542
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL
2019 T8 T5 T23 T21 CUT T11 T61 T40
2018 T5 T20 T19 CUT T17 T11 T36 T10
2017 T60 T22 T9 CUT T27 DNS 58 T24
2016 1 T10 2 T8 T22 T23 1 T3
2015 CUT T28 1 T9 T4 T31 T52 T12
2014 T20 T15 T4 T58 DNS 1 W/D
2013 T19 3 T8 T2 T32 T33 3 T53
2012 CUT W/D CUT T59 T20 T17 T29
2011 T6 T2 CUT 2 T30 T45 T9 T4
2010 CUT T10 T60 T22
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 CUT T52
2018 T20 CUT T24 18
2017 T6 T25 4 T17
2016 T4 T15 W/D W/D
2015 1 T12 1 T10
2014 T2 T7 W/D T4
2013 T25 T13 T4 T14
2012 T24 T51
2011 T13 T3 T49 T6
2010 T5 T2 T54 T17
2009 T12 T19 T59
2008 T31 T50

Personal


  • Got his start in golf from his dad, who died when Jason was 12.
  • Was encouraged to attend a golf academy in Australia by his coach and former caddie, Col Swatton, where he borrowed a Tiger Woods book from his roommate and gained inspiration from reading it.
  • In February 2016, his hometown of Beaudesert, Australia named a street in his honor following his outstanding 2015 season.
  • In 2015, was honored with the Don Award by Sport Australia Hall of Fame and was the inaugural recipient of the Greg Norman Medal.
  • With his wife, Ellie, launched the Brighter Days Foundation in 2015. It's mission is working to end child hunger in Ohio, give hope to those who may be feeling hopeless and support child-serving organizations.