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John Daly: American golf's greatest fashionista

Published 1205 GMT (2005 HKT) July 21, 2017
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John Daly is one of the most colorful characters in sport. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The American golfer, variously nicknamed "Wild Thing" and "The Lion," has certainly livened up the game's historically genteel dress code. Jon Super/AP
Despite well-documented battles with alcohol and gambling during his career, Daly is a two-time major winner. Chris O'Meara/AP
Daly burst onto the golf scene in 1991, winning the US PGA Championship by three shots in his rookie season. Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport/AP
A spectator was tragically killed after being struck by lightning at the 1991 tournament. As a gesture of goodwill, Daly donated $30,000 of his $230,000 tournament winner's check to the victim's family. Leslie Plaza Johnson/AP
Renowned for his length off the tee, Daly went on to win the 1995 British Open at St Andrews, beating Italy's Costantino Rocca in a four-hole playoff. Eugene Hoshiko/AP
More than two decades on, Daly hasn't added to his tally of major titles. Chuch Burton/AP
He has, however, certainly added to his wardrobe. Tyler Stabile/The Columbus Dispatch/AP
Alongside building his collection of multicolored garments, he's also found time to release two albums, featuring guest vocals from country legends Willie Nelson and Johnny Lee. Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/AP
With his sartorial choices at the 2017 British Open, Daly has certainly brightened up another tournament. Darren Carroll/Getty Images North America/Getty Images