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Daly Won '91 PGA As Tour Rookie

Updated: March 5, 2007, 6:17 PM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Event Aug. 8-11, 1991 -- Fifteen hours before the start of the PGA Championship, tour rookie John Daly learned he had climbed from ninth alternate for the event to first. He immediately drove from Memphis to the Crooked Stick course outside Indianapolis and found that he was in the field, that he had replaced Nick Price, who was waiting the birth of his first child.

Daly, who had no time for practice and had never seen the course, shot a three-under-par 69 in the first round. Belting ...

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