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Daly storms out of Austrian Open over penalty
John Daly storms out of Austrian Open at 15th hole after dispute over ball drop
By The Associated Press

ATZENBRUGG, Austria (AP) ' John Daly walked off the course at the Austrian Open on Friday after a dispute with officials over a ball drop.

After completing the 15th hole, Daly was told by the referee he had dropped his ball in the wrong place after it landed in an unplayable position under a TV tower.

Instead of accepting the two-shot penalty, he decided to quit.

Daly, the two-time major champion nicknamed 'Wild Thing,' had also thrown a club into the water after a mishit earlier on the same hole.

Robert Coles of England shot a 7-under 65 for the best round of the day to share the lead with Joost Luiten of the Netherlands, Thomas Norret of Denmark and Gaganjeet Bhullar of India after the second round.

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