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John Daly Biography

Family Moved To Arkansas, Cinderella Pga Champ, Problems Eclipse Success, Feels Alone, ChronologySELECTED WRITINGS BY DALY:


American golfer

John Daly has won two major golf tournaments, one of them against unspeakable odds. He has also self-destructed through substance abuse, only to repeatedly bounce back. People admire his personal tenacity as much as his towering tee shots; many fans see Daly as one of them. "They've stuck by him through two PGA Tour suspensions, two trips to alcohol rehab centers, three failed marriages and counteless embarrassing moments," Bob Carter wrote for ESPN.com.


(With John Andrisani) Grip It and Rip It, New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

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