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John Daly explains Tiger Woods beef from 2019 PGA Championship



John Daly and his son John Daly II recently hit the headlines for winning the PNC Championship, with the father-son combo seeing off a strong effort from Tiger Woods and his son Charlie.

Following the win, the elder Daly took the time to appear on the Full Send Podcast, where he shared several stories from his colorful career on and off the golf course.

During the show, John Daly was speaking about his love for Tiger before host Bob Menery interjected, saying, “He did make a comment though, he busted your balls once”, referring to the 2019 PGA Championship when Tiger was asked about Daly using a cart, responding: “As far as JD taking a cart, well, I walked with a broken leg, so,”

On the podcast, Daly was quick to blame the media for the incident and said that Tiger even apologized for his comment.

“Yeah, but he didn’t know the facts because the media, ‘the media’ (sarcastic gesture) didn’t tell him I had diabetes and I had a bad two knees and my hips out and all this stuff. He apologized to me at dinner the other night. I mean, he’s fine. I love Tiger.”

Daly also added that he was one of the first men to text Tiger following his car crash in February and that Woods greatly appreciated the words of comfort from the 1995 Open Champ.

“Look, I was the only guy that texted him going through all this. Besides JT (Justin Thomas) and a couple of other players, when he had that wreck, I was the first one to say ‘Hey man, get better and do good.’

And at the dinner, when I was Santa Claus, he says, ‘Man, thank you so much for the texts. It means a lot to me.’ And that meant a lot to me.”

Check out the interview in full below.

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  2. Jake Forrest

    Jan 13, 2022 at 1:26 pm

    I can never forgive JD for that beard. It is hideous.

  3. Palmer

    Jan 12, 2022 at 12:32 pm

    JD is a legend… On the other hand these three with Full Send are complete tools. Might be one of the dumbest interviews i have ever seen. Get a grip and ask a real question without saying the word “fu*k” 9 times a sentence. Brutal. Complete waste of time.

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  9. BobbyG

    Jan 4, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    The media loves JD though and they will hump or suck anything to make a story no matter how false it may be. Without JD, there is not much else to report, right? LOL! He reminds me of Biden telling stories about all he has done and who’s he whipped.

    • Joe R

      Jan 9, 2022 at 1:13 am


      You same? Don’t forget to take your ivermectin!

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  12. Drumpf

    Jan 2, 2022 at 1:17 am

    Let’s go Brandon? Lol…go drink some bleach!

    Going back to the capital this week?

  13. CrashTestDummy

    Jan 1, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    Tiger received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump. So, there’s that. ?

  14. Mike

    Jan 1, 2022 at 10:50 am

    Damn shame a GOLF thread has to deteriorate into political rantings.

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  16. Tyler Durden

    Dec 29, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    All you supporters of a failed one term loser who bankrupted CASINOS are the biggest snowflakes on the planet.
    Anybody who looks at Daly knows he’s a freaking train wreck health wise. I totally see some amputations in his future.
    PS. All you tuff guys with the Let’s Go Brandon just say the real thing….like a MAN

  17. Jack T

    Dec 29, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    Daly was the “only one” that sent a text to Tiger other than JT and the other players…..

  18. Truth

    Dec 29, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    Daly blaming the media, typical tRumper. Daly had diabetes due to his alcholism and weight, just another excuse for a career that could have been much more. Hopefully his son doesn’t follow in his steps.

    • Jom

      Dec 29, 2021 at 6:05 pm

      Lol….you trump derangement syndrome victim are just so hate filled and downright evil.
      I’ll pray you find jesus….but I doubt it.
      Seek professional help for your TDS moonbat.

      • Tyler Durden

        Dec 29, 2021 at 11:51 pm

        Only in ‘Murica a can you support a piece of crap like trump and then claim to love Jesus

    • jim

      Dec 29, 2021 at 6:08 pm

      ?TYPICAL leftist.
      So filthy
      So disgusting in the derangement.
      Lol…trump is still living rent free in your empty skull.

      • Tyler Durden

        Dec 29, 2021 at 11:54 pm

        RWNJ’s saying others have an empty skull. Irony (you trumphumpers might want to look that up)

    • Drkviol801

      Dec 29, 2021 at 11:09 pm

      Let’s go Brandon! Does that make you want to get another Fauci ouchie and cry in your safe space? You racist bigot white supremacist.

    • Anglo Saxon

      Dec 30, 2021 at 11:28 pm

      The goyim know, Truth. We’re onto (((your))) games now.

    • CrashTestDummy

      Jan 1, 2022 at 1:28 pm

      Tiger received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump. So there’s that. ?

  19. Robin

    Dec 29, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Tiger must not have many friends. Is it because he has so many things he hides, like his pill popping problem…
    One of the questions you get ask when you are on hard Messi’s , have you ever fell a sleep in a car at a traffic stop.
    He fell a sleep in the morning after just getting up, what a dope.

    • Steve Dwyer

      Dec 29, 2021 at 3:31 pm

      And Daly doesn’t have problems due to addiction? ?

  20. frank cichon

    Dec 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    You are right about the media.A JOKE…as is golf coverage on TV….only watch the Majors.If not for PVR …I would not watch golf on TV PERIOD!

  21. Jerome

    Dec 29, 2021 at 10:09 am

    Big John correctly pointed out the media as the cause for the misunderstanding. The media today seem like 8th grade newspaper editors.

    • Mike

      Dec 29, 2021 at 2:22 pm

      Subhuman parasites and useless eaters is closer. The corporatized media lie. On purpose.

      Today it’s better to be uninformed than disinformed.

      • Phree Theengker

        Dec 31, 2021 at 12:33 pm

        Worse than golf equipment advertising propaganda. If we quit watching and clicking they will go away, just as if we quit buying repainted clubs every year.

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Tour pro withdraws from Australian PGA after slicing hand mid-round



After being postponed twice because of Covid, you would think the dominant story at the Australian PGA might be the first-round lead, held by world number 1387 Louis Dobbelaar.

However, in a bizarre incident Damien Jordan grabbed the headlines with a withdrawal, according to Australian Associated Press, due to ”slicing his hand trying to move a stake on the course.”

Full details are not clear as yet but Golf Australia’s editor, Jimmy Emanuel, first reported on the accident on Twitter, posting that Jordan “went to move a stake on course and sliced his hand the entire width from top to bottom. Quite heavy bleeding so off to see a doctor.”

At the event itself, Dobbelaar leads at 7-under and by one from Aaron Pike and Jediah Morgan with short-priced pre-event favourite, Min Woo Lee, just four behind.

Over at the accompanying WPGA event, Su Oh has a clear lead after the first round, being three shots clear at 5-under the card.

They all may ask their caddies to move boundary markers for the rest of the event.

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20-handicap player achieves feat never accomplished by PGA Tour pro



Ask any handicap golfer their dream shot, and in most cases, it will be the elusive hole-in-one.

Some may even say recording an albatross – three under par – is their flight of fantasy.

Imagine, then, recording both in a five-hole stretch.

The Irish Examiner recently highlighted that very feat, performed by Rowan McCarthy, a 20-handicapper playing Wembley Golf Course in Perth, Australia.

A member of the Irish Perth golf society, McCarthy, who now posts as @shankmagic on Instagram, told the Irish Examiner, “On 12, the hole-in-one, it was a beautiful 7-iron, 169 metres, that drew towards the hole, hit the front of the green and leisurely rolled towards the hole and dropped in dead weight.

“Then on 15, the albatross, it was 185 metres with a 5-iron, downhill, using the bank adjacent the green, ran towards the hole, hit the flag and dropped. I might have caught that one a bit thin.”

According to the golfer himself, “Statistically, the chances of a hole in 1 are 12,000-to-1 and an albatross is 6 million-to-1. The odds of one of each in the same round…who knows? Some say it is 72 billion to one. It is a day I will never forget.”

It was certainly an eventful round with five pars, six bogeys, two doubles and three treble-bogeys accompanying the two obvious standout holes!


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McCarthy told the Examiner that the thought of giving up had crossed his mind, knowing he would never top what he had just achieved, but ”I love it too much”. “That thought did enter my head” he admitted, ”but the craic, the banter and the friendships I’ve made,” he admitted. “I play off 20, hit thousands of bad shots over the years, there is lots of room for improvement and this will spur me on.”

As such, he hopes the new social media address will ‘influence and give hope to the average golfer that anything is possible.’

One thing that might not is the traditional hole-in-one bar bill!

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Brandel Chamblee expertly analyses ‘Putting vs Ball Striking’ debate



While discussing Hideki Matsuyama’s putting struggles over the weekend, Brandel Chamblee made some interesting comments regarding the importance of putting on the PGA Tour.

Often times we hear commentators claim that, “whoever makes the most putts will win”; or “putting is the most important aspect of golf”. Chamblee claims that it isn’t who putts the best, it’s who putts the best amongst the premier ball strikers.

“You can’t play this game at the highest level unless you are an extraordinary ball striker.

“It’s not about who makes the most putts, it’s about who putts the best amongst the best ball strikers.

“And when he (Hideki) has a decent week at putting he has a chance to win.”

Check out Chamblee’s commentary in full below.

Do you agree with the Golf Channel analyst, WRXers? Let us know in the comments!

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