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Resilience defined as: Jason Day

Posted by Jason Simpson
Jason Simpson
Jason lives for the links. His golfing career dates back to the age 12 when he used to take his grandma's club...
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on Monday, 25 November 2013
in Golf Personalities

Losing a family member is hard enough on a person. Most people go into a state of shock and shut down mentally and in some cases physically.

But not Jason Day, this man seems to be the very essence of resilience and tenacity. Not only to he go back to playing golf less than two weeks after a typhoon claimed 8 of his relatives, but he came out with a vengeance winning the Golf World Cup.

He was like a heavy weight boxer on course, he just kept swinging. Day, over the course of the tournament, carded scores of 68, 70, 66 and a final round of 70 to win by two strokes over Thomas Bjorn. Highlights of Day's solid weekend include: 16 birdies and one eagle.

After the past two weeks he certainly deserved a win. This wasn't just another trophy or sack of money kind of win, this was a morale win for Day. It obviously doesn't take away the pain of losing family, but it should be a lesson to the rest of us that no matter what life throws at us we have the innate ability to overcome and thrive.

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