Got his start in golf from his dad, who died when Jason was 12.
Was encouraged to attend a golf academy in Australia by his coach and former caddie, Col Swatton, where he borrowed a Tiger Woods book from his roommate and gained inspiration from reading it.
In February 2016, his hometown of Beaudesert, Australia named a street in his honor following his outstanding 2015 season.
In 2015, was honored with the Don Award by Sport Australia Hall of Fame and was the inaugural recipient of the Greg Norman Medal.
With his wife, Ellie, launched the Brighter Days Foundation in 2015. It's mission is working to end child hunger in Ohio, give hope to those who may be feeling hopeless and support child-serving organizations.