John Daly Collapses With Knee Injury, Withdraws From Tournament

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John Daly is one of the most entertaining personalities in golf and at 51 years old he’s still out on the course competing on the Champions Tour.

This weekend, however, Daly was forced to withdraw from the Champions Tour’s PowerShares QQQ Championship.

According to the Golf Channel, Daly collapsed after walking on the ninth hole.

Here’s a look at Daly after he fell to the ground:

The good news is that Daly appears to be okay.

Daly took to social media following his withdrawal from the tournament to address his current status with fans.

Per Daly’s official Twitter account, his knee locked up. After undergoing x-rays, it was shown that his cartilage is soft, he has two bone spurs and massive arthritis.

To combat the pain, Daly will simply undergo cortisone shots for the next few weeks.

Thx 4 well wishes! Knee locked up 2day. XRays show cartilage is soft & 2 bone spurs w/massive arthritis-Cortisone to get thru next few weeks pic.twitter.com/ufmHEG3vIs

— John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) October 20, 2017

Daly has had a professional golf career for more than three decades. His first major win took place back in 1991.

We wish Daly a full and speedy recovery and will update the post with more information as it becomes available.

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