Daly: Sponsor Docs Were ‘Killing Me’ With Meds

John Daly’s scroll-past quotient is such that I try to avoid items about him at all costs. But I couldn’t ignore the comments he made to ESQUIRE magazine recently about the company that once saved his career, Callaway.

John Daly beer can golf tee

(Forget meds, Daly knows what’s best for him)

With Daly completely off the rails personally and professionally, Ely Callaway signed Daly to a multi-million dollar endorsement deal in 1997 that literally prevented the golfer from declaring bankruptcy. The company also had the good sense to explore every treatment option to stem Daly’s self-destructive behavior. One option was anti-depressants.

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