What is the Australian Professional Golfer Jason Day Net Worth (2020)? Explore His Playing Career & Earnings with an Annual Salary
Jason Day is an Australian professional golfer and PGA Tour, member. He held the World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking previously in September 2015.
Similarly, he is a winner of the 2015th PGA Championship. He earned an award for the Mark H. McCormack Award in 2016.
Golfer’ Jason Day Net Worth & Annual Salary
Australian professional golfer, Jason day has an estimated net worth of around $40 million as of 2019. Mostly, he earned through his professional golf career. He is considered as the richest American Golfers. Similarly, he is ranked 12th position along with his career earning around $44,385,897.
He earned $160,000 in his first six PGA Tour events like a pro. Due to his remarkable performance in the golf game, he has impressed fans. He has endorsement deals with various brands including Nike and Swing Oil.
He revealed that he signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Nike that will pay him $10 million per year. Jason won the Players Championship with a worth of $1.89 million in 2016. Jason has won the Farmers Insurance Open for a second time in January 2018.
He has earned over $33 million in prize money on the PGA Tour as of July 2016. He has earned more than $40 million in tournament fees alone from his professional career.
Here’s how Golfer Jason Day compares net worth to other players.
|S.N||Professional Golfer||Estimated Net Worth|
|1.||Rory McIlroy||$50 Million|
|2.||Jason Day||$40 Million|
|3.||Adam Scott||$40 Million|
|4.||Dustin Johnson||$20 Million|
Worth of His House
Australian professional golfer, Jason lives in a luxurious house that worth around $3.6 million.
His luxurious house is located in Westerville, OH, US house. Also, he wons SUV – manufactured by Lexus that costs around $86.000.
His Early Career
Jason started his early career from his school. He was attached to a golf game. He joined Hills Intl. College and practice golf there. Similarly, he was twice awarded the Australian Junior Order of Merit.
At the Queensland Open, he finished seventh and was a leading amateur. In the year 2004, he won the Australian Boys’ Amateur. Similarly, he won the Boys 15–17 division and extended to the United States in 2004 Callaway World Junior Championship.
In the year 2005, he was a runner-up in the Porter Cup. After that, he became a member of the Golf Australia National Squad.
Professional Career of Jason Day
- In July 2006, he turned into a professional golfer after winning the Green Jacket at the NEC Master of the Amateurs. After that, he started playing PGA Tour events.
- In 2007, he failed to qualify for the PGA Tour card. However, he earned conditional status on the Nationwide Tour for 2007.
- His first Nationwide Tour event at the Legend Financial Group Classic in July 2007.
- There he was the youngest man to win on any of the PGA Tour’s three tours.
- He created history by becoming the youngest Australian to win a PGA Tour event in May 2010 at HP Byron Nelson Championship.
- Similarly, his first-ever major championship at the 2010 Open Championship after Greg Norman withdrew.
- Jason made his first appearance at the PGA Championship and earned his first top-10 in a major. He did not win the 2011 Masters Tournament.
- He made a debut in U.S Open in the year 2011.
- Jason became the runner-up for the third time in a major championship at the 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club. For the first time, Jason won the World Golf Championship event, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in February 2014.
- For the third time, he won the PGA Tour event in February 2015.
- His hot streak continued with wins in The Barclays and the BMW Championship, two of the first three events in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
- On 20th September 2015, he became the BMW Championship.
- In January 2018, he won the Farmers Insurance Open, at Torrey Pines for a second time, for his 11th PGA Tour win and first in over eighteen months.
- He won The Challenge: Japan Skins over Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Hideki Matsuyama on 21st October 2019.
Jason continued to battle chronic back pain. He has a deal with his back problem for more than a decade. Jason not afraid to try new remedies. He said
“I was explaining the other day that I was blowing into balloons,” Day told reporters at Quail Hollow in May 2019. “Which is crazy, because I haven’t really trained at all this year because I’ve been so sore.”
The balloon therapy takes a time of about 20–30 minutes twice a day. It has helped get his rib cage, hips and shoulders aligned, thereby alleviating pressure on his back.
“Blowing into balloons, that’s as far as I go,” he said of the therapy. “Long story short, I try to keep my rib cage down. My rib cage gets up and then it blocks my mid-back and then I can’t really turn. So I get it from somewhere else and that’s why my back flares up.”