Jason Day really gave the golf world a reason to pay attention this weekend. The 27-year-old won the BMW Championship at Conway Farms on Sunday, leading the field from start to finish. His fifth win of the season, the recent victory cements Day’s place among the world-class elite.
Not only was this victory Day’s fifth of the season, it was his second win in just three FedExCup events, his fourth win in eight weeks and his fifth victory of the season. His unstoppable recent form has propelled him to the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings.
Day has enjoyed an extraordinary run this season. His form has really shone since the Open Championship, when he was a stroke off making the playoff. He went on to win the RBC Canadian Open the next week, the PGA Championship three weeks later, and he opened the FedExCup playoffs with a victory at the Barclays.
“It’s tough to explain,” Day said. “I’ve just been working so hard. All I want to do is win. That’s been my mentality. Ever since the Open Championship, something changed in my head. I felt like it was my time to start winning tournaments. Ever since then it’s been a phenomenal run.”
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