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John Daly II

Fr. | 5-9 | Clearwater, Fla. | Montverde Academy (Bishops Gate Golf Academy)

Teamed with his father John Daly to win the 2021 PNC Challenge with an event-record score of 27-under par for 36 holes.

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 six PNC Championships, winning in 2021 and finishing runner-up in 2018 while placing fifth in 2019, eighth in 2020, tying for eighth in 2016 and tying for ninth in 2017.