Sherrie Daly, his former wife, was ultimately adjudged to be in contempt of court and ordered to spend three days in jail.Daly claims he hardly saw his son before, but that he has made up time with remarkable fortitude.That doesn't even count the upcoming Players Championship this week. He still bombs it off the tee and still has amazing touch around the greens.Our scribes get their hands dirty on these topics and more in this week's edition of Monday Four-Ball. A win like this will give him so much confidence for the rest of the year and into next year, I would expect at least three more victories between now and the end of 2018.
And the European Tour debuts a brand new format that has drawn rave reviews.
It may not tally with the general perception of the Wild Thing, but the truth is that when he is not storming off the course he is the full-time schoolteacher to his eight-year-old son. It was not so very long ago when he would spend the hours after playing – and, in many cases, the hours before – conversing with bartenders.
Now Little John's education commands his attention as the boy travels with Daly around the world.
The son of champion John Daly also likes football and basketball, but is starting to focus his attention on golf. Daly says his son, who first picked up a club at age 2, hits the ball about 250 yards off the tee and a seven-iron about 150 yards.
Little John showed off his talent at the PNC Father/Son Challenge in Orlando this week — wearing US flag shorts matching his dad’s pants.