Pro-golfer Jason Day’s rise to No. 1 in the world began with a rusted golf club retrieved from a Queensland junkyard. His Filipina mother worried that if not for golf, Day would end up like his father, Alvyn, whose potential was corroded by alcohol. At 28 years old, Day boasts the current World Number 1 standing in the World Golf Ranking. He won his first major tournament at the 2015 PGA Championship. Story from The New York Times.