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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IT'S crazy golf for Tom Watson, Tom Lehman and Mark O'Meara as they line up for their third Major in three weeks in three different countries: first the Open in Scotland, then the Senior Open in England and this week the US Senior Open at Crooked Stick in Indiana.
1]s biggest names, including Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Mark O'Meara, Billy Casper, Lee Trevino, Gary Player, Nick Price, Tom Lehman and Jay Haas.
The Champions Tour continues to grow in popularity and the class of 2007 will see the addition of Mark O'Meara and Nick Price to the great fields that include Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Curtis Strange, Jay Haas, Loren Roberts, Hale Irwin, Greg Norman, Peter Jacobsen, Craig Stadler, Jerry Pate, Larry Nelson, Fuzzy Zoeller and the recently turned 50 Fred Funk to name a few.
Former champions Tom Watson, Tom Kite and Hale Irwin have accepted special exemptions to compete in the US Open in June.
He finished on the same score as previous Open winners John Daly and Gary Player and three shots ahead of double Masters champion Ben Crenshaw while Colin Montgomerie, Tom Watson, Tom Lehman and Ballesteros also bowed out after two rounds.
Camille Watson, Tom Perrault, Dogu Celebi and Phil Harker Bring Expertise in Marketing, Human Resources, Informatics, and Sales to Drive Company Expansion in 2013
Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Emma Watson, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Also playing are US Ryder captains Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman and Corey Pavin, in charge for this year's contest in October.
IT is going to be a week for straight drivers and confident putters at Sunningdale, where the Senior Open tees off early tomorrow, because the greens are a good deal faster than Turnberry's and players who competed there all four days, like Tom Watson, Tom Lehman and Mark O'Meara, are going to have to adjust their strokes, writes Jeremy Chapman.
THE authors are keen to contact family members of North East pioneering football individuals like Charles Cumberlege, Frank and Philip Messant, Edward Simpson, A J Harrison, J E Evans, W L Hitchcock, S N and T O Challoner, James Philips, Alec Peters, William Simms, R S Bain, G M Blake, J S Watson, Tom Hoban, and the Waggott and Wardropper families.
The Echo has not yet managed to trace the medals of the remaining six players Hardy, James Nelson, Tom Watson, Tom Sloan, Sam Irving and George McLachlan.
Front: Alex Conroy, James McNeill, Troy Toulcher, Joe Fox, Matthew Wall, Greg Watson, Tom Gledhill.