Being a desert common is translating to on-course desert success for Jason Day.
Competing within the American Categorical for the second consecutive yr after by no means having performed within the occasion in his first 20 years on the PGA Tour, Day’s steadily resurgent recreation discovered the veteran Aussie tied for sixteenth heading into closing spherical play.
After opening the event with rounds of 67 and 64, the 35-year-old managed a 2-under par 70 at La Quinta Nation Membership on Saturday. Day is tied for sixteenth place at 15-under coming into the ultimate spherical.
The world’s top-ranked participant for 51 non-consecutive weeks throughout 2015-17, the 12-time Tour winner seems to have discovered distance from the again accidents which have lengthy plagued his play. In live performance, swing adjustments throughout the previous year-and-a-half have begun to show shades of the Day of previous.
“It positively is totally different,” mentioned Day of a noticeably extra shallow swing airplane. “It is humorous, there’s among the previous stuff that pops in once in a while. I am attempting to make some adjustments, and a few unhealthy swings during the last three days, that is just about what value me some pictures. However apart from that, I really feel fairly pleased with the place issues are. It is so much higher, and it is going to be even higher six months down the highway, a yr down the highway.”