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28 Years old multi-millionaire BMW championship 2015 winner: Jason Day

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Country: Australia
Height: 6 ft, 0 in
Weight: 195 lbs
Birthday: 11/12/1987
Birthplace: Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia
Turned Pro: 2006
PGA tour money & position (2015): $9,174,805
2015 Official world golf ranking: 1st
National Teams: The Presidents Cup (3), 2011, 2013, 2015;
World Cup (1), 2013.

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, Col Swatton, where he borrowed a Tiger Woods book from his roommate and gained inspiration from reading it.

Career Highlights.

2013-14: Season plagued by injuries, but still managed to make the cut in 14 of 15 starts. Recorded six top-10 finishes, led by his second PGA TOUR victory, winning the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship.

2013: Finished the season No. 17 in the FedEx Cup, with 21 made cuts in as many starts. Season highlighted by a runner-up finish at the U.S. Open.

2012: Finished T9 at the Wells Fargo Championship for his first top-10 of the season and first in two starts at Quail Hollow Club.

2011: Fourth full season on the PGA TOUR led to his second-best finish in the FedExCup (No. 12) and a career-high ninth-place finish on the TOUR money list. Finished the season with a career-best 10 top-10 finishes.

2010: Finished the season No. 8 in the FedExCup standings, highlighted by first PGA TOUR victory at the HP Byron Nelson Championship and first trip to the TOUR Championship.

2009: Finished T2 at the Puerto Rico Open, one stroke behind winner Michael Bradley. Had a chance to birdie the final hole and force a playoff but missed a 7-foot putt to finish at 13-under along with Brett Quigley. Bradley sank an 11-foot birdie putt earlier to earn the one-stroke advantage
Finished fourth at the Crowne Plaza Invitational, missing a three-way playoff by a stroke. Advanced 33 spots, from 95th to 62nd, in the FedExCup standings. Shot four rounds in the 60s at Colonial CC, where he is a member and lives nearby.

2008: Recorded his first career top-10 TOUR finish, at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, with solo sixth Posted rounds of 69-65 on the weekend to finish T8 at the Shell Houston Open. Finished the season with six top-25 finishes in 28 TOUR starts.

2007: Made the cut in 14 of 19 starts on the Web.com Tour, with 10 top-25 outings. Finished the season No. 5 on the money list with $331,542. In just his second career start on the Web.com Tour, finished T6 at the HSBC New Zealand PGA Championship.

2006: Made seven previo starts on the PGA TOUR, with strong showings at the Reno-Tahoe Open (T11) and the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee (T13). Finished with five made cuts and $174,508 in earnings.

2005: On the Australasia Tour, best performance was a T13 at the MasterCard Masters in mid-December.
Made two European Tour starts, missing the cut in both tournaments on back-to-back weeks in February.

2004: Top finish on the Australasia Tour was a T22 at the Australian Open.

Amateur: Won the 2006 Australian Amateur Stroke-Play Championship. Decorated career also includes titles at the Australian Junior Championship, World Junior Championship, Queensland Amateur Championship and the Queensland Medal Championship.

PGA Tour Victories: 7

2015 Farmers Insurance Open.

2015 RBC Canadian Open.

2015 PGA Championship.

2015 The Barclays.

2015 BMW Championship.

2014 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship.

2010 HP Byron Nelson Championship.

WEB.COM tour victory: 1


2007 Legend Financial Group Classic Presented by Cynergies Solutions.

International victory: 1


2013 ISPS Handa World Cup [indiv].

Other Victories: 2


2013 ISPS Handa World Cup [with Adam Scott].

2014 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Cameron Tringale].

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