Jason Day visits Sage Valley for Nike Night, loses long-drive contest to junior golfer

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Jason Day visits Sage Valley for Nike Night, loses long-drive contest to junior golfer

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Jason Day visits Sage Valley for Nike Night, loses long-drive contest to junior golfer

GRANITEVILLE, S.C. – One of golf’s brightest stars stopped by Sage Valley Golf Club on Friday night to surprise the 54 junior golfers competing in this week’s Junior Invitational.

Yes, Jason Day, the current World No. 3 and the 2015 PGA Championship winner, was the guest for Nike Night, which is annually held after the second round of the Junior Invitational each year. Past guests have included Russell Henley, Sean Foley, Rory McIlroy and last year’s guest, Tiger Woods.

During the event, Day gave a clinic, and then challenge some juniors to a long-drive contest. Aussie Min Woo Lee, last year’s U.S. Junior Amateur champion and the 36-hole leader at Sage Valley, beat Day, too.

“That’s crushed me,” Day said after Lee’s drive. (Day also was badly showed up in ping-pong, too, according to multiple Snapchat highlights.)

Our junior-golf expert Brentley Romine was at Sage Valley this week and covered Nike Night via social media:

Guess who beat @jasondayofficial in a long drive comp 😉

A post shared by Min Woo Lee (@minwoo27lee) on

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