John Daly once confessed his love for Diet Coke: ‘You know I don’t drink water’

When it comes to golf, John Daly is one of the first names that come to mind. Daly is loved by golf enthusiasts for its timeless spirit and non-country look. The golfer likes to wear colorful pants on the course and the fans love it!

Woods often becomes publicly honest about his personal life as well as everything he has done so far in his career. The player also talked about his habits and the mistakes he made in the past. Also, fans got acquainted with a very strange addiction of John Daly, but this time it was not him who discovered this story.


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15-time major winner Tiger Woods once shared a story about John Daly and how he shocked the American Pro with his unique habit. Keep reading to learn more.

Tiger Woods recounts a strange habit of John Daly

Tiger Woods once shared the story of his conversation with John Daly during the 2007 PGA Championship. Woods shared that he asked Daly how much water he drank because it was too hot to stay hydrated. The event happened in the southern hills and heat levels were high enough to send people for treatment for heat exhaustion.


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However, Daly’s response to Woods was that he didn’t drink any water, but downed 13 Diet Cokes instead. Daly’s Diet-Coke addiction was evident in the heat of the 2007 event in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tiger Woods won the tournament scoring 8 under, while Daly tied for 32nd. But Daly told everyone a story that people will never forget, especially Tiger Woods.


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Daly talks about his drinking habits

In an interview with Graham Bensinger, Daly explained some of his drinking habits that he says have given him his place in the golf community. “I used to drink between 12 and 20 Diet Cokes a day,” Dally said. “Before, I went to McDonald’s three to four times a day. For me, they’ve always had the best diet coke in the fountain,” he further stated.

January 1, 2022; Tampa, Florida, USA; PGA golfer John Daly steps onto the Arkansas sideline during the second half between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Penn State Nittany Lions in the 2022 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Pendleton-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

He also explained his feelings towards drinking water. Daly claimed: “You know I don’t drink water. I hate water. I can’t stand drinking water. Netizens started doing the math and said Daly drank at least 515 gallons of Diet Coke every year. The golfer also admitted there was a time when he drank 26-28 cans of Diet Coke in a single day.


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