John Daly drinks a lot of Diet Cokes and smokes 40 cigarettes a day
The 47-year-old pro golfer says he hasn't had a sip of alcohol in almost six years but he still enjoys a couple of other things.
John Daly really enjoys Diet Cokes and cigarettes.
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By Andy Nesbitt
Feeling a little blah after an unhealthy weekend?
Well, John Daly is here to make you feel better about your habits.
The 47-year-old pro golfer, who underwent lap-band surgery in 2009, recently opened up to the Guardian about two things that he enjoys every day -- Diet Cokes and cigarettes.
He enjoys them A LOT:
He still smokes -- to the tune of 40-a-day -- but his infamous Diet Coke fondness has been toned down a little. "I still drink that but not nearly as much as I used to," he explains.
"The band won't allow me to drink as many. If I don't have ice, I can't drink it. I can't have it straight because of the carbonation. I have to drink it slowly and not out of a can, I need some ice. I used to have 26-28 cans a day. Now I have 10-12 at the most."
While that might not be the healthiest way to live, Daly hasn't had a sip of alcohol in almost six years, which is great news.
Daly, by the way, will spend Masters week where he always does -- signing autographs and having fun with fans outside of a Hooters in Augusta, Ga.
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