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ESPN 30 For 30 Doc on John Daly: Hit It Hard

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Guestx, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. Guestx Guest

    I watched this last night. It's one of the shorter 30 For 30 docs--only 52 minutes--but I enjoyed it. John Daly has always been an interesting, if somewhat tragic, sports figure.

    Grip it n' rip it!

    Trailer:

     
  2. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Great series.
     
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    I've seen a ton of them and they almost always deliver.
     
  4. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    Definitely an interesting character -- probably the nicest and most personable Tour player towards fans; i just dont think Golf ever saw one of their athletes be so "everyday man" before

    I remember him playing a Canadian tour event in the 90's and he had his RV parked in the parking lot of a bar each of the 4 nights -- waitresses would just shuttle pitchers of beer back and forth and he was totally cool with partying with patrons

    At one point he had a diet coke and a smoke nearly every hole lol
     
  5. HARRISON_3 Steel Belt

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    Is it on Netflix? Been wanting to see that one.
     
  6. Guestx Guest

    Yeah, in the doc he talks a lot about his fans and how thankful he is for them. And unlike a lot of celebrities, I think he really means it.
     
  7. Guestx Guest

    Not on Netflix at this time, but you can find it in other corners of the Internet.
     
  8. ripskater Guest

    Yeah those shows are always good.
     
  9. Kneepocalypse This is your god now.

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    The 30 for 30 on Catholics vs Convicts was pretty lame, bunch of Notre Dame guys doing a circle jerk about their "glory" days in college
     
  10. The White Mamba "Cold Stone Steve Austin" - Mike Goldberg

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    Same. I'm a little biased since I'm a big basketball fan but "Once Brothers" and "Benji" have to be the best ones I've seen. Both stories are really sad.
     
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    He is the Lindsay Lohan of golf.
     
  12. ripskater Guest

    You would like Chris Herren "Unguarded".
     
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    Forgot about that one. I watched it a while ago but yeah that one is really good. I saw a trailer for the next 30 for 30 which is about the XFL. Could be interesting.
     
  14. ripskater Guest

    I also like that there's usually some life lessons in each of those 30 for 30's.
     
  15. Guestx Guest

    Those two I actually haven't watched yet, precisely because the stories are not positive.

    A few of my favorites were The U, Roll Tide/War Eagle and Brian and the Boz. But there are so many good ones. I just love the series.
     
  16. Guestx Guest

    I was reading about that one last night. I was disappointed that it hadn't already been released. I bet it will be good.
     
  17. Guestx Guest

    Yeah, many of them are morality tales of sorts, and in some cases cautionary tales to show what can happen if you get off the right path.
     
  18. ripskater Guest

    Exactly
     

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