Wife, Jennifer Ralston-Day; Whitney Elizabeth (7/26/94), Christina Francis (1/26/96)
University of Oklahoma (1988, Finance)
Alotion; AR; United States
City Plays From
The Alotian Club (Alotian, Arkansas)
PGA TOUR: Past Champion
Web.com Tour: Conditional
Made first foray into golf course design business with Salem Glen near Winston-Salem, N.C. Formed Glen Day-Alan Blalock Golf Course Design in 1999. Projects include a course re-design at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Ala., and the Auburn Golf Building for Auburn University; also did course re-design at Vestavia CC, in Vestavia Hills, Ala., and working on re-design of the entrance at Vestavia CC. Credits grandfather with encouraging his pursuit of golf career. Grandfather co-signed loan so he could play in Asia and Europe. Father-in-law Bob Ralston is a former PGA TOUR Champions and Web.com Tour player. Used to have pictures of his daughters on buttons he wore on his cap while playing. Serves as host for annual Day For Charity Pro-Am in Little Rock, Ark., in support of charities throughout central Arkansas.
Made first foray into golf course design business with Salem Glen near Winston-Salem, N.C. Formed Glen Day-Alan Blalock Golf Course Design in 1999. Projects include a course re-design at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Ala., and the Auburn Golf Building for Auburn University; also did course re-design at Vestavia CC, in Vestavia Hills, Ala., and working on re-design of the entrance at Vestavia CC. Credits grandfather with encouraging his pursuit of golf career. Grandfather co-signed loan so he could play in Asia and Europe. Father-in-law Bob Ralston is a former Champions Tour and Web.com Tour player. Used to have pictures of his daughters on buttons he wore on his cap while playing. Serves as host for annual Day For Charity Pro-Am in Little Rock, Ark., in support of charities throughout central Arkansas.
PGA TOUR Victories (1)
1999 MCI Classic
PGA TOUR (1)
1990 Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open [Asia].
Was T3 after 36 holes at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic before a closing-round 72 left him T6. Highlight of his tournament was an ace on No. 14 in the second round. Used an 8-iron from 156 for his ace, the 18th of his career and 16th in competition.
2013: Made four of six cuts on the PGA TOUR, with one top-10. Finished No. 191 in the FedExCup standings. Did not improve his 2013-14 TOUR status even though he played all four Web.com Tour Finals events
Finished T10 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic for his first top-10 since the 2008 RBC Canadian Open (T8). It marked just his second top 10 in 18 starts in Memphis (third in 1998).2011: Missed the cut in both PGA TOUR starts and withdrew from his lone Web.com Tour start. 2010: Split time between the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour
Failed to crack the top-10 in 13 TOUR starts but picked up his fifth career PGA TOUR ace when he made a hole-in-one during the final round of the RBC Canadian Open
Finished T16 at the Price Cutter Charity Championship for his best finish in 10 starts on the Web.com Tour. 2009: After earning PGA TOUR card through Qualifying School, made the cut in 14 of 26 starts with four top-25 finishes and season-best T13 finishes at the HP Byron Nelson Championship and Quail Hollow Championship. 2008: Got into the field as an alternate and finished T8 at the RBC Canadian Open in July. First top-10 finish since the 2006 Southern Farm Bureau Classic (T5). Also totaled four top-25s, most since 2004. Played in seven Web.com Tour events. 2007: Veteran made 27 PGA TOUR starts, with three top-25s and a best finish of T15 at the Canadian Open. Returned to the PGA TOUR after T16 finish at 2006 Qualifying Tournament. 2006: Spent most of the season on the Web.com Tour. Made the cut in eight of 19 outings, with two top-10s. Notched his first career top-10 finish on the Web.com Tour with runner-up effort at the Xerox Classic. Played in 12 PGA TOUR events in 2006. Closed with a 6-under 66 to finish T5 at the 2006 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, his fourth career top-10 (T3 in 2004, T7 in 2003 and T3 in 1999) in Madison, Miss. 2005: Shared the first-round lead at the B.C. Open after a 9-under 63. Finished T13
The next week at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee finished T9, his first top-10 of the season. 2004: Fell out of the top-125 for the first time since joining the PGA TOUR in 1994. Has never finished outside the top-100. Played in a career-high 33 events making 17 cuts
Secured first top-10 in a year with his T3 at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic, where he finished T7 the prior season. Shared first-round lead with Harrison Frazar and John Senden. Finish jumped him from No. 146 on PGA TOUR money list to No. 130 with four events to go and ensured at least conditional status in 2005
Other top-25 finishes included: T24 Buick Open and T19 Bell Canadian Open. 2003: Had finished among the top 100 in earnings dating back to 1994. Opened the year missing the cut in his first five tournaments, then made 19 cuts in next 26 starts, including the last seven. Earned $379,153 of his $788,557 season total in the final seven tournaments, which included five top-25s. 2002: After missing four of six cuts to open the season, only missed playing on the weekend four times over his final 25 events
First top-10 finish of the year at the B.C. Open, T3
Earned runner-up finish at Tampa Bay Classic, seven strokes behind K.J. Choi. Earned paycheck of $280,800. 2001: Finished 71st in earnings with $715,780
Posted best finish since winning the 1999 MCI Classic with a solo fourth at the MasterCard Colonial. 2000: The first of two top-10s came at the first event of the season with a T8 in the Mercedes Championship
Expressed concern in April he may have come back too soon from his November 1999 arthroscopic surgery
Best payday of the season at the National Car Rental Golf Classic at Walt Disney World with a solo sixth and $108,000. 1999: Was the first of nine first-time winners during the season with playoff victory at the MCI Classic. Sank 35-foot birdie putt on first extra hole to defeat Payne Stewart and Jeff Sluman. Shot 70-68-70 and was five strokes out of the lead heading into Sunday. Final-round 66 produced a tie with Stewart and Sluman, who both shot 70 on Sunday. 1998: Made impressive jump as a legitimate contender. Led after 18 holes and was second through 54 holes before recording first career runner-up finish at THE PLAYERS Championship
A week later, T3 at Freeport-McDermott Classic and in next start was second at MCI Classic. 1997: Productive first half of season by making 12 of his 14 cuts before June 1. 1996: Best finish came at Motorola Western Open, where he finished T4. Was T9 at AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, T10 at MasterCard Colonial, Memorial Tournament and Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic
Shared first-round lead at Memorial after opening 66
Had holes-in-one in back-to-back weeks, at the Nissan Open and the Doral-Ryder Open. 1995: Posted career-low round of 62 in first round of FedEx St. Jude Classic before finishing 21st. 1994: Finished third in rookie earnings behind Ernie Els and Mike Heinen
Opened with season-low 64 on way to runner-up finish at Anheuser-Busch Classic, finishing three strokes behind winner Mark McCumber
Was T9 at Canon Greater Hartford Open same year, tournament in which he scored two holes-in-one. 1993: First earned membership on PGA TOUR by finishing 11th at Qualifying Tournament.