Fuzzy Zoeller Apparently Bet John Daly $150K He Wouldn’t Live To See 50, John Daly Turned 50

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So Fuzzy didn’t make good on his bet, got a ton of free pub for his vodka, but JD was still cool with it? I’m good with that. John’s on the Champions Tour now, so all is right with the world.

[via Golf Channel / Instagram]

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John Daly turned 50 years old today. What a milestone, and more importantly, what a day for those who blast cigs, crack coldies and crush wings at Hooters. Looks like 50 is in the realm of possibility for folks like us, which is nice. Apparently there were some out there that doubted whether JD would even live that long, including two-time Major champion and noted off-color joke maker, Fuzzy Zoeller.

Daly recounted a story to USA Today that should have Fuzzy on the hook for $150,000 all because JD lived to see 50.

From USA Today:

“I think it was Tuesday morning and we played nine holes and went to T-Bonz (restaurant) and had some lunch,” he recalled. “Next thing I know, we were in the same clothes playing Wednesday at 7:30 in the morning and the par-3 tournament. We stayed through the whole nine (holes), drinking, having a good time and eating.

“Fuzzy said, ‘I got 150 grand you’re never going to make it to 50.’”

But after recalling the story, Daly said he and Zoeller never shook on the bet.

“So I won’t hold him up to it,” Daly said. “I’ll just have him give me a free bottle of his vodka. That’s about it.”

A man’s only as good as his word, so I think we all know what needs to happen here. Handshake or no handshake, you don’t want to be known as the guy that doesn’t payout on a bet. Oh, and Fuzzy’s vodka? It’s called Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka. Not just premium, guys. It’s ultra premium shit.

I don’t know how likely it is, but I’m rooting for another JD run almost as much as I am for another Tiger run. Pay the man his money, Fuzzy.

[via USA Today]

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