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 role call of past winners of this event reads like a who's who of the greatest in the modern game, starting with Jack Nicklaus in 1972 and then name-checking Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Woods (of course), and Graeme McDowell.
Khalid El Hidane, Tom Watson, Tom Dugdale and Barry Davies
Peter Scott bagged a brace for Pont, their other counters courtesy of Sean McDonald, Jason Watson, Tom Harlow, Shaun Anderson and Steven Johnson.
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.
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.
"In the backs there were the likes of Marcus Watson, Tom Penny, Tom Catterick, Chris Harris, and I thought Craig Willis acquitted himself well at full-back.
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.
WATSON, Tom (text) Ethan Long (illus.) Stick Dog HarperCollins, 2013 189pp $12.99 pbk ISBN 970007494828 SCIS 1593615