John Daly Biography

John Patrick Daly is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

Daly is known primarily for his driving distance off the tee, his non-country club appearance and attitude, and his rough-and-tumble personal life. His two greatest on course accomplishments are his "zero to hero" victory in the 1991 PGA Championship, and his playoff victory over Costantino Rocca in the 1995 Open Championship.

According to official performance statistics kept since 1980, Daly in 1997 became the first PGA Tour player to average more than 300 yards per drive over a full season. He did so again in every year from 1999 to 2008, and he was the only player to do so until 2003.

Daly's last PGA Tour victory came in San Diego in 2004, earning him a two-year playing exemption. After 2006, Daly's career began to falter and he had trouble making cuts and staying on the PGA Tour. He was primarily earning entry through past champion status and numerous sponsor invitations.

Daly is the only man from either Europe or the United States to win two major golf championships but not participate in the Ryder Cup.

Daly has been successful in multiple businesses. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
John Daly
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Golfer
Ethnicity:
White people
Date of Birth:
April 28, 1966 (52)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
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