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#16 Harambe

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 04:46 PM

I think he's rated a likely future major winner and multiple PGA winner and regular world top 10 ranker.

Wow Weeti. Are you related to Day?

Day can obviously play, but do his results match the perception that you and others have of him? With only a single win, I think not.
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 04:48 PM

Interesting comparing him to Robert. Their careers are at such similar places in their life cycles.

A comparison to Allenby is actually quite appropriate since Robbie was also thought quite highly of in his mid twenties.

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 04:54 PM

Abbott I know you don't mind a stir and for the hell of it I don't mind responding.

It has been a little disappointing that Jason has not won as many events as other lesser players but I think if you look at his record then you are a long way off the mark as far as him being overrated.

 

Firstly as an amateur he won the Australian Junior and Australian Stroke-play championship at a young age and was a Callaway World Junior Champion.

 

In his very first year as a professional in 2006 as an 18 year old he played in his allowable seven PGA Tour events on invite making the cut in 5.

 

The following year he became the youngest player ever to win on either the PGA or then Nationwide Tour when he won an event on the Nationwide Tour en route to a great season which saw him easily claim playing rights for the PGA Tour. 

 

He did well enough in his first season (2008) on the PGA Tour to keep his playing status then has gone on to get better each season apart from 2012 when he had a lot of stuff going on off course.

In his major championship debut in 2010 he was a late call up to the Open Championship and made the cut. A month later he finished 10th in his first PGA Championship then in April of the following year finished a remarkable second on debut at the Masters and runner-up on debut again at the US Open.


This year 3rd at the Masters and runner-up at the US Open. and another top ten when 8th at the PGA Championship.

 

It is very important to remember that Jason is only 25 and that Adam Scott took until the age of 32 to win his first major championship and Norman was 30. It would now be very surprising if Day did not win a major before either of those two did.

 

That he has won only once on the PGA Tour is in my opinion not all that relevant. He has shown time and time again a capacity to compete at the highest level. In my mind he is very much a big event player.

 

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:01 PM

His missus is super hot.
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:01 PM

Nice response Bruce. FYI this thread is not a windup.

I guess you can look at the number of times that he has contended v wins and either see it as a matter of time before the conversion rate improves or it could also cause some mental scarring.

I hope he gets everything out of his career and isn't another prodigy who never quite got there.

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:29 PM

I think the expectations on him are pretty high.

Then again....at this stage of his career he has exactly one more PGA win than me....and we're still both chasing our first major.... just sayin....
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:33 PM

I think the expectations on him are pretty high.

Then again....at this stage of his career he has exactly one more PGA win than me....and we're still both chasing our first major.... just sayin....

Exactly.

(And nobody is accusing you of being overrated).
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:35 PM

Exactly.

(And nobody is accusing you of being overrated).


And are highly unlikely to....
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:49 PM

You wouldn't say that if you were on fire!

I'm always on fire.... B)



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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:14 PM

Abbott I know you don't mind a stir and for the hell of it I don't mind responding.

It has been a little disappointing that Jason has not won as many events as other lesser players but I think if you look at his record then you are a long way off the mark as far as him being overrated.

 

Firstly as an amateur he won the Australian Junior and Australian Stroke-play championship at a young age and was a Callaway World Junior Champion.

 

In his very first year as a professional in 2006 as an 18 year old he played in his allowable seven PGA Tour events on invite making the cut in 5.

 

The following year he became the youngest player ever to win on either the PGA or then Nationwide Tour when he won an event on the Nationwide Tour en route to a great season which saw him easily claim playing rights for the PGA Tour. 

 

He did well enough in his first season (2008) on the PGA Tour to keep his playing status then has gone on to get better each season apart from 2012 when he had a lot of stuff going on off course.

In his major championship debut in 2010 he was a late call up to the Open Championship and made the cut. A month later he finished 10th in his first PGA Championship then in April of the following year finished a remarkable second on debut at the Masters and runner-up on debut again at the US Open.


This year 3rd at the Masters and runner-up at the US Open. and another top ten when 8th at the PGA Championship.

 

It is very important to remember that Jason is only 25 and that Adam Scott took until the age of 32 to win his first major championship and Norman was 30. It would now be very surprising if Day did not win a major before either of those two did.

 

That he has won only once on the PGA Tour is in my opinion not all that relevant. He has shown time and time again a capacity to compete at the highest level. In my mind he is very much a big event player.

 

I wish I had his problem.  

Abbott,

I think you just got smacked about the head with a soggy kipper.

Game, set and match to Bruce.


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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:31 PM

http://en.wikipedia....on_Day_(golfer)
Day came through a similar golfing background as our Codboy. Just goes to show how effective our golf excellence program is in Queensland. Jason Day has done us proud up here, whatever happens in his golfing career.
Not sure why Abbo picked Day and not Senden or Baddeley as a subject.

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:31 PM

I'm used to coming 2nd...


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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:38 PM

http://en.wikipedia....on_Day_(golfer)
Day came through a similar golfing background as our Codboy. Just goes to show how effective our golf excellence program is in Queensland. Jason Day has done us proud up here, whatever happens in his golfing career.
Not sure why Abbo picked Day and not Senden or Baddeley as a subject.


Jesus Ray, not quite the same :-)

We had a few guns come through there other than me hahaha......bowdo, jas and Adam Crawford. Even Adam Scott spent time there. Wow we had some strong pennant teams some years.

Jas was the local superstar and is a phenomenal talent, nice fella as is Col his caddy/coach.

Shaun the fella is 25 or so......sheesh.
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:41 PM

I'm used to coming 2nd...


That's why the women loved Norman.
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 06:45 PM

http://en.wikipedia....on_Day_(golfer)
Day came through a similar golfing background as our Codboy. Just goes to show how effective our golf excellence program is in Queensland. Jason Day has done us proud up here, .............

 

Gee, when I first read that,  I thought Ignoramus was going to say, "......more than I can say about Codboy"    :D


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