Jason Day Biography, Facts, Networth and Records

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Sportarsh article on Jason Day talks about his biography, facts, networth and records. The Australian is a member of the PGA Tour; a competition he won in 2015. He might not boast of numerous records like Tiger Woods but Jason notwithstanding is also a former world number one.

Again, he is in the same bracket with Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy for being the only golf players to win the WGC Match Play on multiple occasions.

Jason Day Biography, Facts, Networth and Records:

Humble Beginnings

Jason Day came into this world on the 12th Day of November 1987. As a toddler he lived together with his parents and two other siblings in Beaudesert, Queensland (Australia). His family however moved to Rockhampton when he turned eight. Jason Day was enrolled at Kooralbyn International School, which had a golf course attached.

It was at this school that his interest in golf grew. Day once borrowed a book about Tiger Woods from one of his classmates. And after reading through was inspired by it. He decided to train three times a day, one in the morning, afternoon and evening.

Turning Professional

After participating and winning the Australian Master of the Amateurs tournament in 2006, Jason Day turned professional. At the time, he was just 19 years old. Shortly after this he signed sponsorship deals with TaylorMade and Adidas and began playing in PGA Events. Though turned professional, he failed to make any serious impact as his best finish in his early years as a pro golfer was an eleventh placed finish at the Reno-Tahoe Open.

However he won his first nationwide tour event a year later ( 2007). The triumph ensured he became the youngest man to win on any of the PGA Tour’s three tours. And three years later became the youngest Australian to win a PGA Tour Event.

Jason Day Family:

Mother

Jason Day mother goes by name Denning Day. She originally hails from the Philippines but migrated to Australia in the early parts of 1980’s. Jason’s mother was diagnosed with Stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer in early 2017 and was given up to a year to live. But with the help of treatments, she’s still alive.

Father

Father of Jason Day goes by name Alvin Day. He is an Australian citizen with an Irish decent. Although he was an aggressive drunkard, he was actively involved in his son’s life until his passing in 1999. Ever since then, Jason Day has been solely raised my his mother.

Sisters

Jason Day has two sisters. The eldest sister goes by name Kim Day and the second Yanna Day. Kim Day claims Jason Day is an annoying little brother who likes to tease a lot.

I don’t want to be too mean but he’s just a typical younger brother. He’s annoying, he teases you.

He calls me ‘Kilm’ and ever since I was young it’s always gotten to me because he just didn’t want to call me my name

Kim on Today

However she complimented his brother on how he’s stayed the same even after getting successful.

He doesn’t matter how much money he had or the status that he got, he still stayed the same

That makes me even more proud that he’s still the same kid as he was before any of it came along

Jason Day Wife

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In 2009, Jason Day got married to his girlfriend Ellie Harvey. Harvey who hails from Lucas Ohio met her husband at a restaurant where she previously worked. At the time of their meeting, Jason Day was only 17 years old. Currently Ellie Harvey is the president of the Brighter Days Foundation.

A foundation set up with the aim of providing basic needs, giving hope, as well as supporting child-serving organizations in Central Ohio.

Jason Day Children

Jason Day biography
CHARLOTTE, NC – MAY 06: Jason Day of Australia and his wife Ellie pose with their children, Dash and Lucy, on the 18th green after winning the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club on May 6, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Jason Day together with his wife have three children, two boys and one girl. They go by names, Dash (son), Lucy ( daughter) and Arrow (son). The first child ( Dash) was born in 2012, the second in 2015 and the last in 2018. Unfortunately we don’t have the picture of Arrow to show you.

Jason Day Closest Friend

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Jason Day closest friend goes by name Colin Swatton. Colin Swatton was actually Days’s personal coach for over two decades. Aside being his closest friend, he also sees him as a father figure. Though the pair are no longer working together, they remain close friends still. Here is what Day had to say about him below;

It’s been a long and successful road working with Col. I have just decided I want to make a change and work on my own as it pertains to my golf swing

Col has been way more than just a caddie and coach to me. I am forever grateful for all he has done for my golf and his continued friendship

Day speaking to PGA Tour Website

Jason Day Cars

Although Jason Day is a really low key type of guy, he owns a few luxurious cars. These include a BMW, Lexus, Audi and Range Rover. The golfer even donated his BMW M760i which he won in 2017 at the BMW championship to charity.

Jason Day cars
BMW M760i won at the BMW championship

Jason Day House

Jason Day’s house is located in Westerville, Ohio, where he lives with his wife and three children. The family moved to the house in 2010 for $2.425 Million. The house is actually a customized two story, glass sided home which is also a golf training haven. In fact, it is a ‘Golf Barn’.

Video of a tour at his home

Jason Day Zodiac

Jason Day is a Scorpio. It is the eighth astrological sign in the Zodiac and people born between October 23 to November 22. fall under this. The symbol can be seen below.

Jason Day Religion

Jason Day was born and raised a Christian. Meaning he practices Christianity.

Jason Day Records

Usually most people don’t talk much about Jason Day but the Australian also boasts of impressive records and awards. Below lists them;

  • He boasts of 12 PGA Tour wins
  • Jason Day has won one major Golf Championship ( PGA Championship)
  • He’s won one nationwide tour
  • He holds the record for the longest streak of top 10s
  • Also, he is a one time winner of the players championships
  • He boasts of two world golf championships

Jason Day Endorsement and Networth

According to celebritynetworth, Jason Day has an estimated NetWorth value of $40 million. The Australian ever since turning pro in 2006 has been a member of the PGA Tour as well as the PGA tour of Australia.

For endorsements, he is/has been sponsored by the likes of Nike, TaylorMade , Adidas, Lexus, Full swing golf and netjets Inc.

Jason Day Charity works

Jason Day is no stranger when it comes to charity works. Aside donating to other charities, he together with his wife have their own charity called Brighter Days Foundation. The Aim of the foundation is to provide funding and resources to some of central Ohio’s most impactful organizations.

Jason Day Followers

For those interested in the numbers racked up by Jason Day in terms of his social media presence; across Twitter and Instagram, the golf star has over 600K followers across each. Check below pictures.

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