Trump Congratulates John Daly On His First PGA Win Since 2004
John Daly became a winner once again on Sunday with a one-stroke victory in the Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands in Texas.
Many congratulated the 51-year-old golfer on his first win since 2004. One of the most notable people to congratulate the big hitter was President Donald Trump, who called him “a great guy who never gave up” in a Monday morning tweet.
Congratulations to @PGA_JohnDaly on his big win yesterday. John is a great guy who never gave up – and now a winner again!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 8, 2017
The two appear to have a mutual admiration for one another. “Thank you Mr. President & also doing such a great job for our country! Means a lot!” Daly tweeted in response.
Thank you Mr. President & also doing such a great job for our country! Means a lot! #winning https://t.co/aW5eKb30CZ
— John Daly (@PGA_JohnDaly) May 8, 2017
Daly finished his final round with three straight bogeys, but held on to win his first PGA Tour Champions title by just one stroke.
“It wasn’t pretty at the end,” Daly said. “But I got it done and that’s all that matters.”