Aussie golf star Jason Day reveals the recurring well being downside that ruined his run on the Masters – and takes a shot on the LIV insurgent tour
- Well being drama halted Jason Day’s Masters progress
- Skilled vertigo at Augusta lately
- Day, 35, is in encouraging type on the PGA Tour
- Additionally knocked again an strategy from LIV Tour
Resurgent Aussie star Jason Day has taken a delicate dig on the no-cut side of LIV Golf as he revealed recurring bouts of vertigo hampered him in current tournaments, together with his horror remaining spherical at the Masters the place it ‘actually kicked my butt’.
Day has climbed from the depths of the world rankings, slumping exterior the highest 150 in 2022 again to 34, now the second-highest ranked Australian after 5 top-10 finishes in his eight occasions on the US PGA Tour this 12 months.
He knocked again an strategy to hitch Greg Norman’s LIV Golf League throughout his stoop and declared he ‘loves the minimize’ as a side of event golf, one thing the brand new tour has executed away with to ensure all 48 gamers at each occasion receives a commission.
Day was responding to a query in regards to the inclusion of a number of no-cut occasions by the PGA Tour this 12 months as a part of a direct response to LIV’s emergence.
‘I like having the minimize, too,’ he mentioned.
Aussie star Jason Day (pictured in motion on the Masters) has taken a delicate dig on the no-cut side of LIV Golf
‘I feel this 12 months’s labored out nice with the cuts. I imply, we have had one of the best gamers on the planet rise to the event a number of events now.
‘I have a look at it and I say if one of the best gamers are supposed to stay round for the weekend, we must always play higher, and I perceive that.
‘Why do we’d like assured pay? We’ve performed golf our entire lives. I feel the vast majority of the followers on the market know that you just are available, you play two days.
‘If you happen to do not play properly, you are out, you do not get paid. That is simply how our lives work.’
Day flirted with rivalry at Augusta earlier than a horror present remaining spherical by which he shot 80 and, forward of his return on the Wells Fargo Championship this week, revealed he was hit by vertigo, which has impacted him earlier than.
Day, 35, mentioned he was hit after ending his weather-delayed third spherical and simply earlier than he headed out for his remaining 18 holes on the Masters, which compelled him to take a while off, halting his golden run.
‘We needed to end our third spherical Sunday morning after which I used to be sitting within the caddie hut and that is once I obtained vertigo,’ he mentioned in North Carolina.
‘It is simply arduous as a result of if you really feel such as you’re working on all cylinders, you make a number of birdies, you are doing a number of good issues, it is tough when generally [ill] well being performs an element.
Day has revealed his ongoing battle with vertigo halted his momentum at Augusta
The Aussie had surged into rivalry on the well-known event final month earlier than crashing again via the leaderboard because of a surprising final spherical
‘So it is only one factor after one other the place I simply sort of must peel it again slightly bit, sort of perceive slightly bit extra, get slightly bit higher.
‘It actually kicked my butt at Augusta. That was like sort of the time the place I needed to take a step again.
‘I simply wanted to take a while off, that was just about plain and easy. After which clearly on prime of it simply rework how I come to the golf course and work as properly.
‘However I’ve had three weeks off and I really feel like I am getting a deal with on it, which is sweet, so it’ll simply take a while.’