John Daly’s Close Call

“My life changed in four days,’’ [following the PGA victory] he recalled. “I wasn’t ready for the aftermath of it. All this money started coming and all these hands were out and I didn’t know how to deal with it. I was like, ‘Screw this, I’m just going to go to a bar and get drunk.’’’

“The fans have always helped me get through good things and bad things on and off the golf course,’’ he said. “I’ve always believed no matter where I’ve played — and even now on the Champions Tour — I feel like it’s a home-field advantage for me.’’

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