According to his Mom Golf Saved Jason Day’s Life!
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Many of today’s top golfers have a tale to tell on how and where they grew up.
Jason Day is no different, but little do we know watching his smiling face each week on the PGA Tour, that if it was not for his mother, he might not have even been here to thrill us with his fabulous golfing skills!
On the heels of Jason Day’s PGA Championship on Monday, the Fil-Aussie’s mom bared that the sport of golf saved her son’s life.
In a report on The Courier Mail in Australia, Dening Day said that her son’s fascination with golf helped him go to the right direction when teenage troubles loomed over his life.
His work ethic and dedication for the sport changed Day’s life path, opening up the floodgates for the success he is currently garnering now.
“We knew he had the potential and the commitment but the waiting was making us anxious,” said Dening Day.
It was really a courageous stand for Jason, who lost his father Alvyn when he was 12.
Alvyn was the one who introduced Jason to the sport and gave him his first club, an old three wood from a local shop at Beaudesert, and it was tough on the young son to recover from depression after his dad’s death.
Read more: http://sports.inquirer.net/189957/jason-days-mom-golf-saved-him#ixzz3jIGWAPGS
Source: Sports Inquirer
Pictures: Boston Globe Keith Allison
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