John Daly He won’t be in New York this week after all.
The famous longtime PGA Tour member officially withdrew from the PGA Championship on Monday due to an injury. Substituted on the field at Oak Hill Country Club before Stefan Jaeger.
While officials did not specify which injury Daley was dealing with, he has played sparingly over the past few years. He’s played in just five non-major tournaments in the past three years on the PGA Tour, and hasn’t made a cut since the 2019 Barracuda Championship, where he finished 69th.
The 57-year-old has won the PGA Tour Champions once, again at the 2017 Insperity Invitational. He’s played five times on the senior circuit this season, with his best finish being a T38 at The Galleri Classic in March.
Daly has won five times in his career on the PGA Tour, most recently at the 2004 Buick Invitational. He earned his inaugural PGA Championship victory in 1991, beating Bruce Lietzke by three strokes at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Indiana after starting the week as an alternate. Daly also won the British Open in 1995 for his second major tournament win.
The PGA Championship at Oak Hill in Rochester, New York, is back this week, the second of four major championships this year. in the first place John Ram (+175) Opens the week A slight favorite at BetMGM more Scotty Scheffler (+325), which ranks second in the world golf rankings.