Jul
18
2009
By Stephanie Wei under General

Hey John Daly, Austin Powers called and he’s looking for his carpet.

In related news, JD’s game is speaking louder than his pants at the British Open. Between Tom Watson making history, Tiger Woods missing the cut and Ross Fisher expecting his wife to go into labor , did anyone notice that Daly is T14? He’s only 6 shots off the lead. For a dude whose philosophy is “grip it and rip it” — which generally speaking doesn’t size up well at Turnberry — he’s doing pretty good. What if he made a final around charge and won?! That might be a more unlikely story line than Watson taking home the Claret Jug (though I’m still sticking to my guns that Watson will win). But you never know…just sayin’.

Okay, fine. It ain’t happening. However, it is viable Daly places in the top ten. The last time that happened was in 1995 — the year he won. Well, one thing is for sure; we could use a little more JD in golf.

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