Back in 2019, the PGA Championship granted John Daly permission to use a golf cart during competition. Daly has osteoarthritis in his right knee that limits the amount he can walk, so using a cart allows him to keep playing the major championship he won 30 years ago.
Except on the sandy cart paths of Kiawah Island, that posed a problem.
After hitting his tee shot to the left of the par-3 17th green, Daly departed the tee box and encountered a particularly soft patch of sand — where I’ve seen first-hand multiple carts have gotten stuck this week. And that’s what happened with Daly’s on Thursday.
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