/ Lead title The 1995 Open Champion and legendary wild man of golf recalls the best and worst of his life: his inspirational play on both US and European tours; the demons that afflicted him on the course and his addiction to gambling and drink; and the trashed hotel rooms and spectacular marital problems. / There is no more entertaining story in golf than that of John Daly's, which reads more like a soap opera than a sportsman's life. / Strong publicity guaranteed -- controversy has dogged Daly throughout his career, with endless column inches devoted to his spectacular tantrums and drink and gambling addictions. / John will be in the UK for the Open in July 07 and will be actively promoting the book at this time. / Marketing campaign will focus on targeting the extensive golfing community and broader sports enthusiasts audience. Activity to include targeting golfing/sports/men's lifestyle media. Strong online opportunities through 3rd party partnerships.
John Daly was born in Carmichael, California in April 1966. He turned professional in 1987, was named PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year, and went on to win the PGA Championship the following year and the Open Championship in 1995. Glen Waggoner, a Texan by birth and a New Yorker by choice, is Deputy Editor of ESPN The Magazine.
'The most explicit sporting autobiography of recent years' Guardian 'An open, honest account' The Times 'Does not gloss over any aspect of his life' Daily Mail