Career Grand Slam Day’s ambition

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PGA Championship winner Jason Day wants to finish the PGA Tour season on a high before embarking on his next quest – winning the other three major titles.

The Australian's immediate goal is to win the PGA Tour's season-ending FedExCup playoffs, which start at The Barclays in New Jersey next week. Thereafter, a strong performance in the biennial President's Cup, which takes place in the Korean Republic between October 8 and 11, is next on the agenda for Day.

Following the team competition which pits the United States against an international outfit, the 27-year-old Day is focused on winning the Masters, the U.S. Open and the Open Championship.

"I have not picked myself a number," Day told reporters when asked how many major titles he would be satisfied with.

"The only number that I will pick is what I get at the end of my career. I'm going to try and win as many as I can, and it would be fantastic to win all four at one point in my career."

Only six players – Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones and Gene Sarazen – have achieved the feat of winning each of the four major titles at least once, but after finishing inside the top 10 on nine occasions at golf's blue ribbon events, Day has proven that he can compete with the best players in the game.

Day revealed that he has spent the three days since his victory at Whistling Straights resting and spending time with his family, including his wife who is pregnant with their second child.

"I can finally be out of the question or out of the picture of what people would look at me as one of the best players without a major," Day added.

"I'm just really pleased to finally get it off my back and really just kind of focus on what I need to do now, and that is to work as hard as I can to get as many majors as I can right now."