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One of Daly's claret jugs from Open win for sale

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If you've ever wanted to own a piece of major championship history, this could be your opportunity.

John Daly won the 1995 Open Championship at St. Andrews in a playoff over Costantino Rocca, a victory that seemed as unpredictable as his 1991 PGA Championship triumph. But now the replica claret jug that Daly received for the win is officially for sale.

While champion golfers are allowed to keep the actual claret jug only for the year after their win, they are offered the option to purchase a "player's" jug, measuring just over 12" tall, that is produced by the R&A's official trophy maker. Bidding on Daly's jug, which opened at $5,000, reached more than $8,000 by Thursday.

The auction will remain open until April 9, the day before the final round of the Masters.

According to the auction listing, the jug is not being sold by Daly himself – rather, it was "recently purchased from Daly through a mutual connection," who is now putting it up for sale.

Daly won only once more on the PGA Tour following his victory at the Old Course, capturing the Farmers Insurance Open in 2004. He will turn 50 next month and is expected to make his PGA Tour Champions debut at the Insperity Invitational in May.

Update, 9:47 p.m. ET: Daly chimed in on Twitter and apparently he has two claret jugs.