Written by Eric Jackson
Two-time major champion John Daly tees off today in the first day of Web.com Tour’s South Georgia Classic at Kinderlou Forest Golf Course.
The PGA Tour golfer was quite pleased with the setting for the weekend event.
“It’s one of the best courses I’ve ever played,” Daly said. “I wish I was 20 years younger playing it because it’s right up my alley. It’s just an awesome golf course. It’s not easy, it’s never difficult. It’s definitely one of my top ten’s I’ve ever played.”
“Long John” nicknamed for his exceptional driving distance is competing in his first ever South Georgia Classic and his third Web.com Tour event.
Since the committment to play from Daly, the anticpation has grown for the competition. Tickets are being sold for $5 dollars each and proceeds will be donated to charities.
“This is a homerun for the South Georgia Classic to have John Daly competing for the title this week at Kinderlou,” said tournament manager Joerdan Simpson in a press release. “John will greatly add to the excitement for the fans and we know he will truly enjoy this great community event.”
The Classic is one of 25 other events apart of the Web.com’s Tour.
The event begins at 7 a.m. and lasts until Sunday.