Jason Day

NORTON, MA-SEP 1: Jason Day tees off the sixth hole during the t

Day in 2013, photo by Debby Wong/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia

Date of Birth: 12 November, 1987

*Irish (father)
*Filipino (mother)

Jason Day is an Australian professional golfer and PGA Tour member. He is nicknamed “J.D.,” “Jaydee,” and “Jay Day.”

He was born to an Irish Australian father, Alvin, and a Filipino mother, Dening. His mother moved to Australia in the early 1980s. His father died when Jason was twelve years old, due to stomach cancer.

Some of his relatives, including his grandmother, were killed in the Philippines typhoon Haiyan in 2013. After the disaster, he stated that part of him will be playing to win for the victims of the tragedy.

Jason is married to American, Ellie Harvey, with whom he has two children.


Curious about ethnicity

2 Responses

  1. cwm85 says:

    Routing for him tomorrow! Go Day!

  2. cwm85 says:

    Unique story and mixture. He strongly resembles his Asian side. His Dad died when he was 12 and don’t see any pics of his dad. I wonder what he identifies as? He married a Caucasian woman and has one son and his lovely wife is pregnant with their second.

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