33 Photos Of John Daly’s Descent Into Golfing And Fashion Absurdity

A visual history of golf’s most outsized personality.

1. 1991: Daly wins the PGA Championship as a rookie.

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2. 1992

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3. 1992

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4. 1993: Daly gets the Justin Bieber cut.

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5. 1994

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6. 1995

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7. 1995

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8. 1995

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9. 1995: Daly collects his second major, the ‘95 Open Championship.

10. 1996

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11. 1997

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12. 1998

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13. 1999

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14. 2000

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15. 2001: Daly ends a six-year winless drought, taking the BMW International in Munich.

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16. 2002

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17. 2003: The vest era begins.

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18. 2004: The vest era ends in style, with a win at the Buick Invitational.

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19. 2005

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20. 2006

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21. 2007

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22. 2008

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23. Also in 2008, John Daly hit a drive off a beer can.

24. 2009: After undergoing lap-band surgery, Daly signed a deal with Loudmouth Golf, the makers of very brash pants.

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25. 2009

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26. 2009

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27. 2010

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28. 2011

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29. 2011

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31. 2012

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33. The end of 2012 brought us the best photo of John Daly ever taken. Daly, swinging from behind a tree, wearing American flag pants, with his tongue hanging out Michael Jordan-style.

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