In The Winner’s Circle: Jason Day Captures Farmers Insurance Open

Jason Day
Jason Day poses after winning the 2018 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines GC in La Jolla, Calif. Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

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.

Nationality: Australian
Hometown/Resides: Westerville, OH
Birthdate: November 12, 1987 (age 30)


FINAL SCORES

Jason Day: 73-64-71-70 (-10)
Alex Noren: 70-66-69-73 (-10)
Ryan Palmer: 66-67-73-72 (-10)


PLAYOFF

Jason Day: Birdie, Birdie, Par, Par, Birdie, Birdie
Alex Noren: Birdie, Birdie, Par, Par, Birdie, Bogey
Ryan Palmer: Par


WINNING STATS

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


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 11th victory


PREVIOUS WINS

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


MONEY

With his win, Day earns $1,206,000 and 500 points to move to 9th in the 2018 FedExCup standings.


WORLD RANKING

Day will move from 14 to 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


QUOTABLE

“It’s been a long time coming.” -Jason Day


QUICK-HITS

  • 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.

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