John Daly Has Withdrawn From The PGA Championship Ahead Of The Tournament Beginning Thursday
John Daly has withdrawn from the PGA Championship with the one-time winner to be replaced by German Stephan Jaeger ahead of Thursday’s tournament
- John Daly was victorious in the 1991 PGA Championship ahead of Bruce Lietzke
- The 2023 PGA Championship begins Thursday at Oak Hill Country Club, NY.
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Former PGA Championship winner John Daly has withdrawn from the tournament Monday.
Daly won the 1991 PGA Championship and remains a fan favorite despite playing intermittently in recent years.
Tournament organizers said Daly will be replaced by German Stephan Jaeger.
Daly, 57, withdrew due to injury, although no details were disclosed about the nature of the injury. In recent years, Daly has needed a buggy to get around the course due to osteoarthritis.
Daly becomes the third former champion to withdraw from the event, joining Martin Kaymer (2010) and Jason Dufner (2013).
Former PGA Championship winner John Daly has withdrawn from the tournament Monday
Daly has been a mainstay at the PGA Championship, having only missed one of the last nine events (2020).
Daly played this past weekend on the Champions Tour, finishing T65 at the Regions Tradition.
The PGA Championship tees off Thursday at Oak Hill’s East Course.