Jason Day emerged from a three-man playoff, edging Alex Noren on the sixth playoff hole – the first one on Monday morning – to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
Hometown/Resides: Westerville, OH
Birthdate: November 12, 1987 (age 30)
Jason Day: 73-64-71-70 (-10)
Alex Noren: 70-66-69-73 (-10)
Ryan Palmer: 66-67-73-72 (-10)
Jason Day: Birdie, Birdie, Par, Par, Birdie, Birdie
Alex Noren: Birdie, Birdie, Par, Par, Birdie, Bogey
Ryan Palmer: Par
Driving Yards: 320.0 (2nd)
Driving Accuracy: 53.6% (26th)
Greens In Regulation: 68.1% (11th)
Putts Per GIR: 1.633 (4th)
Numbers: 0 Eagles, 21 Birdies, 41 Pars, 9 Bogeys, 1 Double
PGA Tour: 11th victory
2010 HP Byron Nelson Championship, 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2015 Farmers Insurance Open, 2015 RBC Canadian Open, 2015 PGA Championship, 2015 The Barclays, 2015 BMW Championship, 2016 Arnold Palmer Invitational, 2016 WGC-Dell Match Play, 2016 The Players Championship
With his win, Day earns $1,206,000 and 500 points to move to 9th in the 2018 FedExCup standings.
Day will move from 14 to 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.
“It’s been a long time coming.” -Jason Day
- Day becomes one of nine players to who have won the Farmers multiple times.
- It’s Day’s first win since the 2016 PLAYERS Championship.
- The extra air time was a marketing boon for Nike as Noren and Day are Nike teammates.