WATCH: Fans Help John Daly After Cart Gets Beached

The 1991 PGA Champion needed a little bit of help after his buggy got stuck

Fans Help John Daly After Cart Gets Beached
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The 1991 PGA Champion needed a little bit of help after his buggy got stuck

WATCH: Fans Help John Daly After Cart Gets Beached

Fans came to the rescue of John Daly at the PGA Championship after his buggy (or cart) was beached in the sand at Kiawah Island.

The 1991 PGA Champion was driving his cart up to the green on the treacherous par-3 17th when his back wheel got stuck in the sand.

Luckily for the two-time Major winner, 10,000 fans are on-site each day this week and they were able to help him out of his tricky spot.

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He carded a 13-over-par round of 85 on the opening day after chipping in for birdie at the 1st.

The 55-year-old came home in 10-over with a triple, two doubles and three bogeys.

Related: PGA Championship Leaderboard - Who is leading at Kiawah Island?

The American is allowed to use a cart in competition due to health issues.

The PGA of America has previously allowed him to ride a cart in its tournament, and he became the first golfer to use a cart in a Major at the 2019 PGA after Casey Martin in the 2012 US Open.

He cited osteoarthritis in his right knee that prevents him from walking more than six holes at a time.

His request under the Americans with Disabilities Act was successful.

Daly revealed last year that he was diagnosed with treatable bladder cancer.

Luckily the cancer was removed, although he was told that there is a high chance of it returning so is going for regular check-ups throughout the year.

Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x