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Daly Withdraws From Championship

CHASKA, MN - AUGUST 13:  John Daly walks off the eighth tee during the first round of the 91st PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club on August 13, 2009 in Chaska, Minnesota.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
Dayne DurantiCorrespondent IAugust 13, 2009

After posting a first round 78, John Daly withdrew from the PGA Championship at Hazeltine.

Daly claimed a back injury would keep him from further competing in the tournament.

One failure after another for the once proud Daly.

Oh John, I had such high hopes for your redemption.

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