Day details rough upbringing in mini-documentary


Jason Day's rise through the professional ranks, from a tough upbringing in Australia to major champion, has been well-documented. But it is still inspiring to hear the story straight from the source in this new RBC mini-documentary, "Never Say Die - The Jason Day Story."

After taking to the game as a boy, Day's life spiraled out of control after he lost his father to cancer as a 12-year-old. Day says he started drinking, picking fights and generally wasting his talent. As sad as the story could've ended, Day credits this as the turning point when he re-dedicated his life to the sport and decided that he one day wanted to be the No. 1 golfer in the world.

The video takes you from the Aussie's humble beginnings through the achievement of his goal at the BMW Championship earlier this month. It also includes commentary from his wife, Ellie, mother, Dening, and coach, Colin Swatton, among others.