Jason Day is an Australian golfer and PGA Tour member. He is a former World Number 1 in the World Golf Ranking, having first achieved the ranking in September 2015. Day first broke into the world’s top ten in June 2011, rising to world number nine after his runner-up finish at the U.S. Open. In February 2014, Day won his first WGC title, the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and won it for a second time in 2016. With his 2016 win, he joined Tiger Woods and Geoff Ogilvy as the only multiple winners of the WGC Match Play. He went on to win his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship, scoring a record 20 strokes under par and rising to number three in the world rankings. We discuss the importance of being driven to succeed for the right reasons and Jason shares his desire to rise again as the No. 1-ranked golfer in the world as he had previously held this ranking for 51 weeks.
Ryan Holiday is back for a second time on The HawkCast. Listen to his first visit here: Episode 43
He is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. In this interview we focus on the topic of his latest book: Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue. We discuss how this strays from his typical writing style and all of the character’s roles in this intriguing conspiracy story.