Jason Day is now a two-time dad, with wife Ellie giving birth to daughter Lucy in November.
Golf took a back seat -- rightfully so -- as the Days prepared to become parents again. Jason Day took the rest of the year off after the Presidents Cup, and he's coming back to the pro-golf grind this week at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
In addition to the sleepless joys of being a new parent, Day had a front-row seat to some great sports in his offseason, ranging from cosplaying as an NFL sideline photographer for a Detroit Lions game to sitting sideline at a Cleveland Cavaliers game, where Ellie was unfortunately injured in a courtside collision with LeBron James.
Some rust is to be expected, but it was surprising to learn the extent on Tuesday from PGA Tour's Brian Wacker.
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Turns out golf does have a long offseason: Jason Day played once in the last 3 months. Four holes.
— Brian Wacker (@pgatour_brianw) January 5, 2016
That's not good. However, Day should get up to speed quickly. The Aussie will be in the spotlight on Thursday, with with a spot in the next-to-last Round 1 pairing with Rickie Fowler, just ahead of FedEx Cup winner Jordan Spieth and defending champion Patrick Reed.