Children’s Charity Sued By Daly In $100M Claim

The PALM BEACH POST reports today that John Daly is suing beneficiaries of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic in Palm Beach (FL) County court for $100 million because of an injury suffered during the tournament in 2007.

John Daly

Originally filed two years ago, the lawsuit first sought financial damages from the owners of the PGA National Resort, the tournament’s venue. Daly has since named the PGA Tour and Children’s Healthcare Charity, a local non-profit funded almost entirely by Honda Classic proceeds, as defendants in his quest for nine figures.

The non-profit Children’s Healthcare Charity is co-chaired by Jack Nicklaus‘ wife Barbara, and their son, Gary. PGA Tour player Robert Allenby is almost a member of the Board of Directors.

So why is Daly making such huge financial demands? Read more…