Saturday 26 May 2018

John Daly released from hospital after suffering from a collapsed lung during a game

John Daly
John Daly

Two-time major champion John Daly has been released from hospital after suffering from a reported collapsed lung.

Daly, 49, was taken ill while playing at the Deerfield Country Club in Mississippi on Saturday, and was admitted to the Baptist Medical Center.

On Sunday, the colourful character was back on Twitter, and wrote: "Appreciate ALL those that have sent well wishes & prayers! Huge thank you to the Drs @ Baptist Medical that took great care of me yesterday!

"Still very sore & dealing w/the issues from my rib injury in '07 that has caused me a lot of pain. Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!"

Daly has had a lingering rib injury for several years which has affected his breathing on occasion.

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