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John Daly continues lifelong pursuit of better putting as rookie on PGA Tour Champions

John Daly continues lifelong pursuit of better putting as rookie on PGA Tour Champions

The question, from a pre-teen who has been credentialed by the PGA Tour as the tournament’s “junior reporter” before the recent KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at Trump National Golf Club, caught John Daly off-guard.

“How did you get into golf and what motivated you to go and practice as a kid and then through all these years?” she asked in the interview room.

Looking at his audience, most of whom are familiar with his career if not his childhood, Daly talks about how he learned the game by picking golf balls from their watery grave, then hitting practice shots on a baseball field near his family’s home and eventually watching a golf instructional video — or “cartoon” as...

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