PGA ChampionshipAugust 16, 2015

Jason Day vs. Jordan Spieth: A tale of the tape

There are a host of players with a chance to win the Wanamaker Trophy, but understandably, most of the focus will be on Sunday's final pairing. How do two of golf's brightest young stars, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day, stack up? We took a look:

MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP REPUTATION

Jason Day: Can't seem to win.

Entering this week, Day had nine top 10s in 20 career major starts. He's also just the fifth player to have at least a share of the 54-hole lead in three straight majors. Those other guys, even Greg Norman, all won at least one.

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Jordan Spieth: Can't seem to lose.

OK, so maybe this is a little strong, but Spieth could end up a shot away from the calendar Grand Slam if he's victorious today.

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BIGGEST STRENGTH

Jason Day: Power

Day is one of the tour's longest hitters and has one of the highest ball flights. On Saturday, he launched a 374-yard drive on the par-5 11th hole and made eagle after hitting a wedge to about 10 feet.

Jordan Spieth: Putting

No one makes more mid-long range putt than Spieth, who certainly had it rolling during a back-nine 30 on Saturday.

GETS LOUDEST ON THE COURSE. . .

Jason Day: When he gets excited.

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Jordan Spieth: When he gets frustrated.

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SIGNIFICANT OTHERS

Jason Day: Ellie Day, married since 2009.

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Jordan Spieth: Annie Verret, high school sweetheart.

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CHILDREN

Jason Day: One (Dash) and one on the way.

Jordan Spieth: Stop. He still is a kid.

TOUCHING BACKSTORY

Jason Day: The Aussie had a rough time when his father died when he was 12, turning to drinking, fighting and staying out all night. But Colin Swatton, still his caddie/coach/mentor, took Day under his wing and got him on the right track.

Jordan Spieth: Has a yonger sister, Ellie, with a neurological disorder, with whom he is very close to and makes regular visits to her school. She is in attendance this week.

BEST REASON TO ROOT FOR THEM

Jason Day: He deserves a major.

Jordan Spieth: He's trying to match Tiger Woods and Ben Hogan as the only two golfers to win three professional majors in a season. He can also break Woods' mark for low cumulative score (53 under) in the majors for a season.

BEST REASON TO ROOT AGAINST THEM

Good luck finding one.

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