Profession: Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
Why Famous: Known primarily for his driving distance off the tee, his non-country club appearance and attitude, and his rough-and-tumble personal life. His two greatest on course accomplishments are his "zero to hero" victory in the 1991 PGA Championship, and his playoff victory in the 1995 Open Championship.
- 1991-08-11 PGA Championship, Crooked Stick GC: John Daly wins by 3 strokes from fellow American Bruce Lietzke
- 1995-07-23 British Open Golf, St. Andrews: Controversial American John Daly wins his 2nd major title by 4 strokes in a 4-hole playoff with Costantino Rocca of Italy