John Daly, 49, was hospitalized. When the professional golfer was on the course and he just collapsed at a small, local tournament in Jackson’s northern suburbs. , that’s when he was taken to the hospital. According to Yahoo Sports, the sports star known as “Long John” reports,
Daly, a two-time major winner in the 1990s who has battled alcohol and gambling addiction for the better part of his golfing career, was taken to hospital in an ambulance after collapsing on the 18th hole of a golf course in Canton, Mississippi.
At this time, the cause may have been dehydration, but this at not been confirmed as of yet.
Daly’s friend, Billy Allen, who was with Daly at the hospital,
said the two-time major champion’s vital signs were good, but doctors were checking on possible injuries to his ribs and fingers.
Deerfield club pro-Leigh Brannan,
who was at the tournament, said Daly was having trouble with the heat and had some difficulty breathing before being taken to the hospital.
The temperature at the time was thirty-three degrees Celsius.
Appreciate ALL those that have sent well wishes & prayers! Huge thank you to the Drs @ Baptist Medical that took great care of me yesterday!