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Jason Day takes the lead at Bridgestone Invitational

Jason Day takes the lead at Bridgestone Invitational

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Jason Day, from Australia, reacts after putting on the 14th hole during the second round of the Brid …

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Jason Day, from Australia, hits out of a sand trap on the 13th hole during the second round of the B …

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Adam Scott, from Australia, hits out of the rough on the 14th hole during the second round of the Br …

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David Lingmerth hits from the 14th fairway during the second round of the Bridgestone Invitational g …

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day made a pair of late birdies on a windy afternoon at Firestone for a 1-under 69 & a one-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational.

Day's objective was to obtain in the lead & expand it. He took care of the first part Friday, though the world's No. 1 player lost a chance at some separation with a three-putt bogey on the final hole.

He was at 4-under 136 going into the weekend of this World Golf Championship, one shot ahead of David Lingmerth, who had a 67.

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Jason Day in it for the long haul

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To see him now, it's complex to believe Jason Day had only one victory in his first six years on the PGA Tour.

Then again, consider the start of the year.

Day finished a combined 35 shots out of the lead in the three tournaments he finished. The other was Torrey Pines, where he was defending champion & missed the cut while coping with a nasty virus.

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Jason Day in it for the long haul

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To see him now, it's complex to believe Jason Day had only one victory in his first six years on the PGA Tour.

Then again, consider the start of the year.

Day finished a combined 35 shots out of the lead in the three tournaments he finished. The other was Torrey Pines, where he was defending champion & missed the cut while coping with a nasty virus.

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Jason Day trying to find comfort level with 3-wood

Jason Day trying to find comfort level with 3-wood

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jason Day, the PGA champion & No. 1 player in the world, revealed one weak area of his game.

His 3-wood can make him nervous.

''Everyone has an uncomfortable club in their bag. We just don't talk approximately it,'' Day said Tuesday. ''I'm OK with talking approximately it.''

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Luke Donald soars, Jason Day falters at Harbour Town

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Jason Day on a roll heading to the Masters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The fortunes of Jason Day turned as quickly as the biggest match he faced in winning the Dell Match Play.

Just two weeks ago, he arrived at the Arnold Palmer Invitational without having won in six months & showing few signs that he was ready to crank up that fearsome combination of long ball & short game.

Day now heads to the Masters as the man to beat.

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Jason Day on a roll heading to the Masters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The fortunes of Jason Day turned as quickly as the biggest match he faced in winning the Dell Match Play.

Just two weeks ago, he arrived at the Arnold Palmer Invitational without having won in six months & showing few signs that he was ready to crank up that fearsome combination of long ball & short game.

Day now heads to the Masters as the man to beat.

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Jason Day tweaks back in victory at Match Play

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A patient Jason Day wins at Bay Hill

A patient Jason Day wins at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As aggressive as Jason Day looks with a golf club in his hand, his success is geared around patience. That's what carried him to a one-shot victory in the Arnold Palmer Invitational & put him on the cusp of returning to No. 1 in the world.

Patience works off the golf course, too.

Of the best three players in the world, Day was the only one to shut it down for the final three months of last year. He had another child on the way, yet it moreover was his chance to pace himself for a long year. Even when 2016 rolled around, he played only four times the first 10 weeks.

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Golf-Australia's new world number one Jason Day

Golf-Australia's new world number one Jason Day

Sept 20 (Reuters) – Factbox on Australian Jason Day, who became golf's new world number one after winning the BMW Championship on Sunday.

EARLY LIFE

Born: Nov. 12, 1987 in Beaudesert, a small rural town in Australia's eastern state of Queensland, to an Irish-Australian father & Filippino mother.

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