John Daly celebrates his 48th birthday today, which gives us reason to look back at five of the worst fashion statements on the golf course in recent years. Can anyone hold a candle to golf's resident bad boy?
1. John Daly: It seems only fitting to start with the birthday boy himself. But with so many options to choose from, narrowing it down was a difficult decision. That said, these flower-power pants from the BMW Italian Open in 2009 might take the (birthday) cake.
2. Ian Poulter: There have been plenty of questionable looks in PGA and LPGA tournaments over the years, but few result in multiple formal complaints. Poulter's Union Jack-themed pants at the 2004 British Open drew ire from many British viewers who found the ensemble to be disrespectful. Undeterred by his critics, he wore a Union Jack sweater vest to the Open Championship in 2009.
3. Christina Kim: Known for her bold sense of style, Kim often finds herself receiving accolades for her outfits on the course. However, this patriotic look likely was lost on everyone except Poulter.
4. Bubba Watson: If golf fans didn't know Bubba Watson was a proud Southern man before the 2011 U.S. Open, they certainly did after seeing his camouflage-themed ensemble with star-spangled belt buckle at the event.
5. Billy Horschel: The justification for his inclusion on this list is best said in just two words: octopus pants. Yes, the golfer wore pants featuring the eight-armed sea creatures during the 2013 U.S. Open. He may not have won the tournament, but he certainly made a statement. Of some sort.