62 minutes | Aug 9th 2020

Jason Day: Focusing on Your Mental Game

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Former World No. 1 ranked pro golfer and philanthropist, Jason Day, took a break from the links to chat with host Michael Redd about his humble beginnings and rise to the top of the golf world, what it takes to persevere through injury, and his admiration of his mentor Tiger Woods.“I’m addicted to the process of getting better.” – Jason DayThe Australian professional golfer and PGA Tour member is a former World Number 1 in World Golf Ranking. From 2015 to 2016 he was considered the best golfer in the world, and he remained No. 1 for 51 weeks.Jason first made the world's top ten list in June 2011, rising to world number nine after his runner-up finish at the U.S. Open.In February 2014, Day won his first WGC title – the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship – and won a second time in 2016. He joined Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy as the only multiple winners of the WGC Match Play.He went on to win his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship. He is poised to make a big comeback in the sport in 2020 and is currently ranked in the Top 40 in the world.He and his wife, Ellie, founded The Brighter Days Foundation to provide funding and resources to central Ohio organizations that work to meet basic needs, give hope, and support child-serving organizations in Central Ohio.If you're a fan of the show don’t forget to Subscribe to see new episodes, and Rate or Review us wherever you tune in!In this episode Michael and Jason talked about:Why his first golf club was so meaningfulHis legendary addiction to improving his gameThe elation of becoming the best in the world (and the challenge of staying there)Why having the right team in your corner is so importantHow Jason persevered to come back big from a serious injuryThe champion’s “never say die” mentalityHow technology has changed the game of golfAnd more!To ask a question, read the transcript, or learn more, visit MichaelRedd.com.Resources:The Brighter Days FoundationJason Day on PGATour.comJason Day on TwitterMichael Redd on Instagram
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