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John Daly Sticks Out Like A Sore Thumb In Photo From Past Champions Dinner

A sore thumb, to be sure. A sore, plaid thumb to be exact. Actually, a sore, plaid thumb rocking some über-casual blue jeans to really drive the point home. But hey, that’s how Johnny Boy rolls and that’s what we love about the guy.

Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship at Crooked Stick as a virtual unknown in his rookie year on tour, not to mention the ninth and final alternate for the tournament, has come a long, long, long way since that wondrous weekend in suburban Indianapolis. Some ups, lots of downs, but there he is, still being himself all these years later. Some might say he’s not taking the formal nature of the Past Champions Dinner seriously and giving it the proper respect it deserves, but hey, he did put a jacket on. That should count for something. And he isn’t even the only past champion to fly in the face of fashion convention: take a look at Tiger in the back row. A white sport coat? Or is it cream? Hard to say, but in any event, why doesn’t Tiger just cut to the chase, buy a pair of matching shoes and move to Miami Beach, for crying out loud?

[image via @PGA_JohnDaly on Lockerz]