Watson, Tom


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Watson, Tom

(Thomas Sturges Watson), 1949–, American golfer, b. Kansas City, Mo. Considered the successor to Jack NicklausNicklaus, Jack William,
1940–, American golfer, b. Columbus, Ohio. He began playing golf at the age of 10 and before becoming a professional in late 1961 was considered by many the greatest amateur golfer since Bobby Jones.
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 as the game's foremost player in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Watson won the British Open in 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, and 1987, the Masters in 1977 and 1981, the U.S. Open in 1982, and the Senior Tour Championship in 2000.
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The coaches will almost certainly have a selection headache tomorrow evening as Billingham go into the game with a full squad for the first time in many months with the return to training this week of Mark Watson, Tom Keeley, Jack Davies and Ross Hanlon.
Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson and Sam Reid are also among the cast (2014) ***
Cast - Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Ellar Coltrane, Patton Oswalt, Glenne Headly, Bill Paxton
Paxton will posthumously appear in the thriller "The Circle," which also stars Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and John Boyega, among many others.
Benedict played Major Jamie Stewart and the cast also included Emily Watson, Tom Hiddleston and David Thewlis.
Mickey McGuire, Jack Casey, Benny Sharkey, Billy Charlton, Seaman Tommy Watson, Tom Smith, Ben Duffy, George Bowes and Maurice Cullen all fought at St James'.
Todd Hamilton, Justin, Leonard, Mark Calcavecchia, Tom Watson, Tom Weiskopf and Arnold Palmer have set the bar high for the young Yanks seeking to preserve the tradition this week.
The 1991 Masters champion couldn't have started his second round better on the Old Course eagling the par-five first and then picking up birdies at the fourth and ninth to head a star-studded field including fellow Major winners Bernhard Langer, Tom Watson, Tom Lehman, Fred Couples and Sir Nick Faldo.
The film, based on a play inspired by children's author Michael Morpurgo's novel, stars Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch, Emily Watson, Tom Hiddleston and David Thewlis.
Woolton Thunder (Ben McQueen 6, Matt Boughey 3, Tom Beatty 2, Dylan Watson, Tom Kenny) beat Kings Park.
And as McDowell added his name to the list of champions, not least former Pebble Beach winners Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tom Kite and current world No1 Woods, he said he felt a new chapter opening for him after eight years as a professional on the European Tour.
And as McDowell added his name to the list of champions, not least former Pebble Beach winners Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tom Kite and current world No 1 Woods, he said he felt a new chapter opening for him after eight years as a professional on the European Tour.