John Daly has won 2 majors, the 1991 PGA Championship and the 1995 Open Championship.
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.
The 1991 PGA Championship was played August 8–11 at the Crooked Stick Golf Club. John Daly won the championship with a total of 276, -12, three strokes ahead of runner-up Bruce Lietzke. Daily was 25 years old at the time.
The PGA Championship win was also his first PGA Tour victory.
The 1995 Open Championship was played 20–23 July at the Old Course at St Andrews. John Daly won the championship with a total of 282, -6, in a four-hole playoff against Costantino Rocca.
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