John Daly has quit the Australian Open after hitting six balls into the water. The American golfer was on the 11th tee at the Lakes Golf Club when he hit the disappointing shots.
Two-time major winner Daly quit after hitting six balls into the water from the 11th tee at The Lakes Golf Club.
The American then shook hands with playing partner Craig Parry before walking off the course.
“I would say this is the last time we see John Daly at this tournament,” said tournament director Trevor Herden.
“I’m extremely bitter and disappointed. It’s becoming a bit of a habit.”
Daly, 45, also walked off during his second round at the Austrian Open at Atzenbrugg in late September following a rules infringement. On a previous visit to the Australian Open in 2008, he smashed a spectator’s camera.
On this occasion, he was penalised two shots at the 10th hole for hitting the wrong ball out of a bunker, leaving him… continue reading
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