Daly to return to Coolum for PGA
BY iseekgolf.com | Australasian PGA Tour | 2008 Australian PGA Championship | Round Four | 21 Nov 2008
Two-time major winner John Daly will tee it up in the 2008 Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship at the Hyatt Regency Coolum it was confirmed today.
“Given I am coming to Australia for the Masters I was very keen to head back to Queensland and play the PGA Championship again,” said Daly who is currently playing the Hong Kong Open.
“As a former US PGA Champion I have a real allegiance to the PGA. I have many close friends in Australia and look forward to seeing them as well as a whole bunch of my loyal Australian fans in Coolum.”
The PGA of Australia’s Chief Executive Officer Max Garkse said of the announcement, “John contacted the PGA after confirming he was playing the Australian Masters to see whether he could play at Coolum again.”
“He explained that he was keen to make amends for his last departure and accordingly we are pleased to invite him back.”
“John is a talented golfer and we know the Queensland crowds will welcome him back and will want to see him do well.”
The big hitting Daly will join headlining Aussies Geoff Ogilvy, Adam Scott, Peter Lonard, Stuart Appleby and Robert Allenby as well as internationals Tim Clark and Paul Goydos in the chase for the most coveted trophy of the Australian Summer of Golf.
The 2008 Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship will be played at the Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast from 4 – 7 December 2008.
Source – PGA Austraia