‘The Man The Myth The Legend’: John Daly Leaves Fans in Ecstasy After His More Than 20-Year-Old Video Goes Viral

Published 09/01/2023, 3:13 AM EDT

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One of the most delightful sights in the world of sports is to witness sportsmen from various sports come together to enjoy the spirit of the game and give an even more special experience to the fans. There have been many instances in the past when the golf fraternity has welcomed athletes from other sports with open arms and has even competed with them at times.

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Other sports have welcomed golfers as well to make historic moments on the field such as throwing the first ball. A 2-decade-old video of golf’s bad boy, John Daly from one such event, has resurfaced on the internet, and it has left the fans in sheer amazement. 

John Daly’s old video resurfaces on the internet after almost 20 years 


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Daly is known as the bad boy of golf for his lavish lifestyle and his live life big-size persona. The golfer has many accolades to his name in golf, and his 1991 PGA championship victory to date remains one of the most memorable moments of his career. It was the veteran’s first major victory, and he executed it beautifully. 

His 1992 season was also a good one. It was the peak time of his career, and he had several top-10 finishes throughout the year. He got his career’s second PGA Tour victory with winning the BC Open, later in the season.


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Daly also achieved one feat that year with the NFL league. The golfer superbly kicked the ball and drilled a 50-yard field goal during one of the practice sessions of Broncos in 1992. The video was posted by the PGA Tour Championship on its official Instagram and Twitter. 

The throwback post went viral and garnered a plethora of reactions from fans, and rightfully so. Fans were amazed to see the 2X major champion showcase his overall sporting personality with so much ease. 

The golf world cheers loudly for Daly 

Golf fans were absolutely elated to witness the 57-year-old kick the ball. They were amazed and showed a lot of appreciation for the multi-talented star. 

One fan simply thought that Daly was amazing in the video.

Bradley Hughes was very impressed by Daly and also commented on the post.

One fan compared his kick to the golfer, and needless to say, they crowned the veteran in the comparison.

Another fan was completely swayed by the 1991 PGA Championship winner and said, 

One golf enthusiast referred to a golfer as a member of an elite club.

Many other positive comments flowed in JD’s way.

JD demonstrating peak human performance and form at all ages.”

“When I think of peak male performance, I think John Daly.”


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“Good ole Daly!!!”

“This man is an athlete”

“The Man The Myth The Legend”


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Tune in to find out what Daly brings forth in the coming time, and how he amazes his fans next!

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Written by:

Riya Singhal


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Riya Singhal is a promising golf writer at EssentiallySports. She was recently recruited in the latest round of ‘ES Draft’ as one of the young writers with a strong passion for golf writing. Despite being in her early days, Riya has already showcased exceptional talent in her coverage of the sport, with her article on Brooks Koepka's kind gesture towards a young fan after his Masters loss quickly rising to the top of the charts.
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Sharan Nair




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