John Daly was born on April 28 1966 in Carmichael, California.
He is also known as Long John, primarily for his long driving distance off the tee.
His trademark is an exceptionally long backswing.
John turned professional in the summer of 1987. In 1997 Daly became the first PGA Tour player to average more than 300 yards per drive over a full season.
John has won two Major Championships: The 1991 PGA Championship at the Crooked Stick Golf Club (Total score 276, -12) and the 1995 Open Championship at St Andrews (282, -6).
Last updated: 24-Sep-2020
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