In his entertainment 30 for 30 hit “Hit it Hard,” which originally aired in March 2016, there is a scene that shows John Daly carrying groceries to the checkout counter when someone can be heard asking, “Have you got water?” Daly replied, without To miss anything is, “I don’t need water, I have a lot of snow in Diet Coke.”
It is, quite simply, the quintessential Dali line. No respect for his health and no care in the world if you are cool with that or not. The guy really thinks he’s getting hydrated from the ice in diet soda.
As Tiger Woods confirmed Tuesday at Southern Hills, Daly’s legendary levels of Diet Coke consumption are not an urban legend. Woods, who won this week’s PGA Championship venue 15 years ago, was asked to reflect on that win and the memories he took this absolute record for a week in Tulsa. Naturally, his brain jumped to changes in track, and then immediately to the record-setting heat, and how that affected not only him but Dalí, who was once one of the best enemies during their peaks.
“Obviously it was a completely different golf course,” Woods said. “It wasn’t cold that week.” “I remember playing behind JD [John Daly] The first day was great. Was, what, 109 [degrees] I think the first day? I asked JD how many waters he drank there, and he said, “No, I have 13 diet cookies.”
Yes, it seems right.
Incredibly, Daly was able to finish the T-32 that week, finishing 14 rounds from behind for the champ, Woods, who had 14 more rounds than Daly in the day. Fortunately for Daly, who was on the field this week as a former champ, the temperature will only be above 90 degrees once according to expectations, so he shouldn’t have to pack a lot of diet cookies. Although it may also pack some extras just in case. We hear that prices at Southern Hills this week, even for water and soft drinks, are a bit steep.