Jason Day’s US PGA title defence at Baltusrol disrupted by hospital drama

• World No1 calls paramedics after wife Ellie is struck down by allergic reaction
• Day: ‘I haven’t seen the course … I’m not coming into this week expecting a lot’

Should he successfully defend the US PGA Championship, Jason Day will not so much have raised questions about the concept of ideal preparation as completely trashed it. Day has a curious habit of arriving at majors when suffering from various ailments. This time, it was not the world No1 himself who encountered pre-tournament problems. Day left an accident and emergency ward in New Jersey at 2am on Wednesday, his wife Ellie having suffered a violent allergic reaction – the cause of which is unknown – resulting in a full body rash.

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