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John Daly II

R-So. (3) | 5-9 | Clearwater, Fla. | Montverde Academy (Bishops Gate Golf Academy)

Teamed with his father, former Razorback All-American and two-time major champion John Daly, to win the 2021 PNC Challenge with an event-record score of 27-under par for 36 holes … The duo were runners-up in 2022 and 2018

2023-24 (R-So.)
Played in eight events (seven in the lineup) and posted a 71.78 scoring average (23 rounds, 1,651 strokes) … The scoring average is the 24th-best season average by a Razorback … Was the only Razorback to post top 20 finishes in the first six events of the year, including three top 15’s with two top 10’s … Tied for 11th at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational with a par of even=par rounds of 72 … Followed that with back-to-back top 10’s, including a T-10 at the Jackon T. Stephens Cup (70-67-69=2016 / -10) and a T-7 to open the spring season at the Palmas Del Mar Collegiate (71-68-69=208 / -8) … Fired a season-high 18 birdies at Palmas Del Mar to help the Razorbacks win … Had a season-high 39 pars to tie for 0th at the Cabo Collegiate (69-70-75=214 / +1).

2022-23 (So.)

2021-22 (Fr.)
» SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Earned SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll honors …. Played as an individual in the Blessings Collegiate Invitational … Shot a second-round 68 at the BCI and finished 49th (83-68-78).

Prior to Arkansas:
Named 2021 second team Rolex Junior All-American and 2020 honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American and, through August 2021, was 29th on the Rolex American Junior Golf Association rankings … Additionally, the AJGA has him as the third-ranked junior in the state of Florida … May of 2020, finished runner-up in the Dye Junior Golf Invitational, played at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind. – the site of his father’s 1991 PGA Championship win … The event featured 33 of the top high school boys players in the country … Had seven AJGA top 10’s from Sept. 2020 to July 2021, including:
• Won the Sung Hyun Park Junior Championship (71-69-71=211)
• Tied for second (tied for the lead after regulation, lost in a playoff) at the AJGA Junior Championship benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation (73-66=139/-5).
• Fifth at the Justin Thomas Junior Championship (69-71=210/-3).
• Fifth at the AJGA Junior at Innisbrook (75-73-70=218/+2)
• Tied for sixth at the Dustin Johnson World Junior (74-70-73=217)
• Seventh at the AJGA Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods (75-70-68=213)
• Sixth at the Jr Orange Bowl Golf (73-72-71-69=285
Since the 2016-17 golf season, won 10 times on the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) … September 2020, won IJGT Fall Kickoff event at Bishops Gate Golf Academy (66-70-68=204) … October 2020, placed sixth in the IJGT Columbus Day Open (74-67-81+222) … Won the 2019 IJGT Florida Junior at Falcon’s Fire while posting runner-up finishes at the 2019 Island Classic at Bear Creek and the 2020 Presidents Day Classic.

Personal: Son of John Daly – a Razorback golfer from 1984-87 and two-time major champion, including the 1991 PGA Championship and 1995 Open Championship –  and Sherrie Miller … The Dalys have played in seven PNC Championships, winning in 2021 and finishing runner-up in 2022 and 2018 while placing fifth in 2019, eighth in 2020, tying for eighth in 2016 and tying for ninth in 2017.