Bunkered all your golfing needs

John Daly left fuming after mix-up

2016 01 John Daly
JOHN DALY

John Daly was left fuming after he successfully made it to the Middle East for the Qatar Masters – but his clubs didn’t.


The American, who receives regular invites to European Tour events, took to Twitter to vent his anger at American Airlines, who, according to Daly, failed to put his clubs on the Qatar Airways flight to Doha.

Clearly concerned by Daly’s complaint, the company tried to quell the situation by following the two-time major winner on Twitter to resolve the issue. But Daly, who turns 50 this April, was having none of it.

The American was clearly ill-prepared for the tournament as a result of not having his clubs with him as he shot a seven-over-par 79 in the first round to sit in a tie for last place.

Daly has played the Qatar Masters three times in the past five years, where he recorded a best finish of fourth back in 2012. Paul Lawrie won the event that year, finishing four shots clear of current US PGA champion Jason Day and Swede Peter Hanson.

-

Golf News

4 European Tour stars who could lose their cards
European Tour

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Jordan Spieth gifts replica of Open 3-iron to Royal Birkdale
Jordan Spieth

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

PREVIEW Everything you need to know about golf's new $9m event
CJ Cup

By Martin Inglis

Robert MacIntyre wins first pro title in second start
Robert MacIntyre

By Martin Inglis

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods gets all clear from doctors for full golf activity
Tiger Woods

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Amateur makes two holes-in-one in incredible 59
Titleist

By Martin Inglis

The cast of Happy Gilmore: Where are they now?
Lists

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Pro brands spectator an 'idiot' after stealing his ball mid-round
Ryan Fox

By Martin Inglis

Woman raffling £1.7m Aberdeenshire mansion with golf course

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Watch Denis Pugh Lessons See all videos right arrow

play button
Keep the body and arms connected
Watch
play button
Denis Pugh says, ‘Turn, don’t slide’
Watch
play button
Only listen to good advice says Denis Pugh
Watch
play button
Good balance is key to more consistency
Callaway
See all videos right arrow

Join our community
subscribe to our newsletters below