Jason Day is all the rage at the moment after sealing his second win of the year at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship.
The Australian went undefeated throughout the grueling match play event and dominated Louis Oosthuizen in the final, draining four birdies in the blustery conditions on his way to a comfortable 5 and 4 victory…all while nursing a dodgy back.
It was Day’s second win in as many weeks, following on from the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
But the truth is, Day has a habit of winning in clumps. In 2015, he followed up his maiden major win at the PGA Championship with a victory at the The Barclays.
In fact, in his last 13 starts, Day has notched up an incredible seven wins, four top 12 finishes and missed just one cut. All this trophy lifting has seen him regain the world number one spot, which he held briefly at the end of last year.
The indomitable Day is now a favourite as we head to the first major of the year at the Masters and it his tough to find a weakness in his game.
For starters, the nine-time PGA Tour winner is immense off the tee. Here he is driving the 381 yard par four opening hole in Austin…
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As a result, Day often doesn’t require much more than a short iron to the green, and his wedge play isn’t too shabby either…
Day also has remarkable scrambling skills when he does make a mistake off the tee, which is rare…
However, all of the above counts for naught if you can’t perform on the greens. Day is ranked fourth on the PGA Tour for strokes gained on the green, but more importantly, he sinks those clutch putts, like this one on the 18th that took him to the final on Sunday…
Right in the center. Another big putt for Jason Day.
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Day really does seem like a complete player, but can he repeat his performance at Augusta National in two weeks time?