Obviously, when you think of a healthy diet, you probably don’t think of Jack Daniel’s whiskey, popcorn, and cigarettes. Then again, when you think of a premier athlete, you probably don’t think of John Daly.
When Daly was playing college golf at Arkansas, Steve Loy, the then-Razorbacks coach and later agent of Phil Mickelson, told Daly to lose some weight, like a whole lot of weight. Time to hit the gym and order some salad, right? Nope, Daly claims to have lost 67 pounds in less than three months thanks to Jack Daniel’s and popcorn. “The pounds just peeled right off,” Daly’s explained.