After 13 Years John Daly Is Back In The Winner's Circle

After a 13 year winning drought, John Daly has wound back the clock to find himself a PGA tour winner once again.
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After a 13 year winning drought, John Daly has wound back the clock to find himself a PGA tour winner once again. The 51-year-old two-time major champion now plays on the over-50 Champions Tour which, this week, teed it up in Texas.

Donning an unmistakably bright red shirt and USA-flag printed pants, Daly finished the tournament 14 under with just a one shot lead. Like his playing career, the win wasn't without it's ups and downs as Daly finished with three consecutive bogies to clinch the lead.

"Hey, a win’s a win. I hung in there and did the best I could. It wasn’t pretty at the end but I got it done. That’s all that matters."

Coming down the final hole, Daly paid tribute to the late Arnold Palmer with a kiss of the green and a salute to the heavens. A classy touch for the most colourful man in golf.

And of course, it wouldn't be a Daly win without a champagne shower to top it off! Check out the ESPN 30/30 documentary for a full insight into the world of long-John Daly.

THE WOODLANDS, TX - MAY 07: John Daly of the United States stops in the eighteenth fairway to kiss the ground painted with a ceremonial umbrella logo in memory of Arnold Palmer during the third round of the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 7, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 700016793 ORIG FILE ID: 680110330

THE WOODLANDS, TX - MAY 07: John Daly of the United States stops in the eighteenth fairway to kiss the ground painted with a ceremonial umbrella logo in memory of Arnold Palmer during the third round of the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 7, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 700016793 ORIG FILE ID: 680110330

THE WOODLANDS, TX - MAY 07: John Daly of the United States is sprayed with champagne at the eighteenth green following his victory at the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 7, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 700016793 ORIG FILE ID: 680110380

THE WOODLANDS, TX - MAY 07: John Daly of the United States is sprayed with champagne at the eighteenth green following his victory at the PGA TOUR Champions Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club on May 7, 2017 in The Woodlands, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 700016793 ORIG FILE ID: 680110380