By Derek Lawrenson for the Daily Mail
Published: 08:48 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 00:59 BST, 12 September 2020
John Daly admitted that he is hoping for a miracle after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of bladder cancer.
The 1995 Open champion has had one bout of surgery but been warned there is a strong possibility the cancer will return.
The hard-living 54-year-old American was being treated for kidney stones when he received the diagnosis.
American golfer John Daly, 54, who formerly smoked 40 cigarettes a day as well as drinking 28 Diet Cokes, has been diagnosed with bladder cancer
Daly sips on a drink during a tournament last year - he said he drinks 28 Diet Cokes each day
Daly was diagnosed with the cancer during an appointment to look for kidney stones
‘The urologist told me there were no kidney stones but that I have bladder cancer,’ said Daly. ‘After I did the scan, I was about to sip a diet coke when he said, “Don’t drink anything. We have to get you back in there and get this cancer out of you”.’sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice