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Nov
24
2013
An emotional Jason Day and his mother Dening

An emotional Jason Day and his mother Dening (photo via @kleinyheraldsun)

Jason Day captured the most significant win of his career, posting ten-under total to secure the individual title at the World Cup of Golf, along with the team honors for Australia with partner Adam Scott.

Choked with emotion, Day hugged his mother Dening, and his sisters, Kim and Yanna, on the 18th green at Royal Melbourne on Sunday. Just over a week ago, Dening, who immigrated to Australia from the Philippines thirty years ago, got official word that she had lost eight family members, including her mother (Jason’s grandmother) in Typhoon Haiyan.

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Nov
17
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Australian Tour
The Kiss

The Kiss

It wasn’t the prettiest finish in the world, but Adam Scott, who just won last week’s Australian PGA, will take the win as he successfully defended his title at the Australian Masters. Scott led the field by five late in the front nine, but managed to let a sizzling Matt Kuchar get ahead of him by a stroke.

Scott made a mess of the par-3 14th and posted a double-bogey. With four holes to play, Kuchar seemed to be in cruise control, two clear of Scott — not so fast!

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Nov
17
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Australian Tour
Day

Day will still play for Oz

Australian Jason Day will represent his country at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, despite tragedy hitting his family with the loss of eight relatives, including his grandmother, six cousins and an uncle, due to the typhoon in the Philippines, according to The Australian:

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