Daly says again hes quitting

By Associated PressJanuary 30, 2010, 10:34 am

SAN DIEGO (AP)—John Daly missed another cut and said Friday he was done withgolf.

Whether that meant for the rest of the West Coast swing or the rest of hiscareer would not be determined until the two-time major champion stopped goingto PGA Tour events.

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Early Saturday, Daly said on Twitter that he wasn’t retiring.

“Never said retirement in anything or twitter-i want to correct that!simply sayin I need my time & working through these bad times thank you,” thetweet said.

Daly shot 71 at Torrey Pines and missed the cut by nine shots. Stopped inthe parking lot by a crew from Golf Channel, which is filming his reality show,Daly said in a series of clipped responses, “I’m done. … I can’t compete. …Just can’t play like I used to.”

Early Saturday, Daly thanked his fans in a two-part message on Facebook andclaimed he wasn’t financially able to continue on the tour.on my game, I’m putting too much pressure on myself, the few sponsors that Ihave are great but it’s not getting me thru these times—,” the first part ofthe message read.

He continued: “i want to thank my fans throughout all these years & I don’tlike to continue to embarass myself— maybe my mind may change down the road butright now i don’t have the money to be on the tour. My game has never been thesame since my rib injury during the Honda Classic in 2007. God Bless! JD”

About an hour later, Daly clarified his position on Twitter.

It was the second time in six months Daly has said he was retiring. Hethreatened to quit after shooting 88 in the Buick Open last summer, although hisswing coach attributed that to rapid weight loss. Daly went on to play four moretimes.

Golf Channel has been promoting a reality show starring Daly that is todebut in March. Daly is scheduled to play in two weeks at Pebble Beach, and hehas received a sponsor’s exemption to the Transitions Championship outsideTampa, Fla., in March.

“We haven’t heard from him,” said Gerald Goodman, the Transitionstournament director. “I wouldn’t anticipate that to happen. I’m sure he wasfrustrated.”

Daly has missed the cut in both his PGA Tour starts this year.

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Rose leads halted Indonesian Masters; Snedeker WDs

By Associated PressDecember 15, 2017, 2:04 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play Friday during the second round.

The Englishman, who shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday, had completed 13 holes and was 5 under on the day at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club course.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat (64) was in second place.

Brandt Snedeker withdrew wit on the 11th hole at 2 under for the day after shooting an opening 72.

There was no reason given for his withdrawal, but the American has been affected by a rib-sternum injury for most of the season. Ranked 51st in the world, he flew to Jakarta looking to move inside the top 50 by the end of the year and ensure a spot in next year's Masters.

Newsmaker of the Year: No. 2, Donald Trump

By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 15, 2017, 1:00 pm

Even away from the White House, President Donald Trump generated plenty of headlines this year.

Trump’s first year in office didn’t dim his enthusiasm for the game, as he made splashy appearances at two big events, tweeted about golf to his more than 44 million followers, teed it up with some of the sport’s biggest stars, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Lexi Thompson, and fired a few eyebrow-raising scores. Logging more than 75 rounds since his inauguration, the 3-handicap has only bolstered his reputation as the best golfing president, particularly after his alleged 73 with Sen. Lindsey Graham.

None of his appearances created a bigger stir than when he attended the U.S. Women’s Open. Despite protests and calls for the USGA to move its premier women’s event from Trump Bedminster – the president reportedly threatened to sue – his weekend there went off without incident, as Trump watched the action and hosted players in his private box near the 15th green.


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Despite his controversial rhetoric on a variety of national issues, Trump has remained a staunch supporter of women’s golf, and he became the first sitting president to attend the U.S. Women’s Open.

An honorary chairman of the Presidents Cup, Trump also flew to Liberty National for the biennial team event, where he presented the trophy to the U.S. team and dedicated the victory to the hurricane victims in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

In late November, amid tweets about the national anthem, Turkey, Egypt and Time Magazine, Trump announced that he was playing a round in South Florida with Woods and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson.

Yes, that too became a headline, just like everything else Trump did in 2017.


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Rory faces criticism

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President at the Presidents Cup


Video: President Trump makes the rounds at Liberty National

Article: President Trump presents trophy to U.S. team

Article: Stricker: 'Great thrill' to get trophy from Trump


Purported round of 73 with Lindsey Graham

Article: Senator tweets Trump shot 73 in windy, wet conditions

Article: Graham offers details on Trump's round of 73


Cart on the green


Article: Trump appears to drive cart on Bedminster green


Presence and protests at U.S. Women's Open


Article: Trump makes presidential history at Women's Open

Article: Trump supporters, protesters clash near Women's Open

Article: UltraViolet takes protest inside Trump National


Photo gallery: President Trump at the U.S. Women's Open


Trump golf properties

Vandalism

Article: Environmental group vandalizes Trump golf course

Article: Man accused of vandalizing four Trump courses

Finances


Article: Two Trump courses in Scotland losing millions

Article: Eric Trump denies Russia helped fund golf courses

Article: Trump company ordered to pay $5.77M in dues dispute

Reportedly fake TIME covers


Article: Trump clubs display fake Time magazine cover


Trump apologizes for voter-fraud story

Report: Trump's voter fraud claim tied to Langer

Langer: Trump 'apologized' for story mix-up


Pros comment on the president

Article: Players defend Trump at Senior PGA Championship

Article: Trump congratulates Daly; Daly congratulates Trump

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Newsmakers of the Year: Top 10 in 2017

By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 15, 2017, 12:30 pm

Spieth, Thomas headline winter break trip to Cabo

By Grill Room TeamDecember 15, 2017, 1:05 am

Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth. Really good at golf. Really good at vacationing.

With #SB2K18 still months away, Thomas and Spieth headlined a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, and this will shock you but it looks like they had a great time.

Spring break veteran Smylie Kaufman joined the party, as did Thomas' roommate, Tom Lovelady, who continued his shirtless trend.

The gang played all the hits, including shoeless golf in baketball jerseys and late nights with Casamigos tequila.

Image via tom.lovelady on Instagram.

In conclusion, it's still good to be these guys.