Australian golf fans all around the world are celebrating after seeing Jason Day engrave his name on the Wanamaker Trophy.

Day becomes the fifth Australian to win the PGA Championship behind Steve Elkington (1995), Wayne Grady (1990), David Graham (1979) and Jim Ferrier (1947).

"Together with all Australian golfers, I congratulate Jason on his first Major title," said Brian Thorburn, CEO of the PGA of Australia. 

"Jason's form this year has indicated a big win was imminent and he has worked tirelessly to accomplish a victory of this type."

"It was a wonderful moment for Australian golf to see this long awaited dream finally achieved and award our sport another Major champion."

Messages of support have come in thick and fast for Australia's highest ranked golfer in the world...