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Tom Watson Inspires American Players as a Leader

Davis Love III reflects on his first Ryder Cup, in 1993, and says his captain, eight-time major champion Tom Watson, was “intimidating to me.” Inspiration was another feeling. Love vividly recalls being with U.S.

Scotland pulling out stops for Ryder Cup

EUROPE’S Ryder Cup director has praised the army of people working behind the scenes to ensure next year’s event at Gleneagles runs like clockwork and has spoken of his own personal pride in being involved in the event’s first staging in Scotland for more than 40 years.

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Tom Watson eyes historic Birkdale win

Tom Watson will be aiming for a unique treble when he returns to Royal Birkdale for this year’s Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex, 30 years after winning The Open Championship at the Merseyside venue. 

Watson is bidding to win a third Senior Open title on a course where he previously won a Claret Jug, having already completed the ‘Open-Senior Open double’ at both Turnberry and Muirfield.

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Tom Watson Finishes Tied for 28th at Australian Open, Final Round Lowest in the Field

A bogey-free 69 at the Australian Open would be a fitting end to Tom Watson's golfing career in Australia, but the eight-time major winner says local crowds may not have seen the last of him just yet.

After battling jet-lag and his swing en route to a six-over 78 on Saturday, Watson had the last laugh in his personal duel with The Lakes golf course, shooting three-under par on Sunday morning.

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Tom Watson Makes Cut at Australian Open

SYDNEY -- Marcus Fraser of Australia shot a second consecutive 3-under 69 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Emirates Australian Open.

Tom Watson Selected as Captain of 2014 US Ryder Cup Team

NEW YORK (Dec. 13, 2012) - Tom Watson, one of America's greatest performers and the winner of eight major championships, has been selected by The Professional Golfers' Association of America to captain the 2014 United States Ryder Cup Team. Watson becomes the seventh U.S. golfer to serve more than one term as Ryder Cup Captain, returning to duty after guiding a U.S. Team in 1993 to its last victory overseas.

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Rubenstein: Tom Watson still competing

Rubenstein: Tom Watson still competing by Lorne Rubenstein

Just one golfer whose initials are TW made the cut at the Greenbrier Classic last week and his name wasn’t Tiger Woods. Tom Watson played all 72 holes, again showing that he is the timeless golfer. No wonder he titled his recent instructional book The Timeless Swing. The other TW, meanwhile, missed the cut.

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At 62, Still the Consummate Professional

At 62, Still the Consummate Professional: Three-Time Runner-Up Watson Pursues Senior Open Title by Dave Shedloski

Lake Orion, Mich. – The last time Tom Watson returned from an injury, in 2009, he nearly authored one of the most amazing achievements in all of sports by winning the British Open at Turnberry, Scotland, at age 59. It would have made him by far the oldest “Champion Golfer of the Year,” as they say in the British Isles, but he left there with his stature as an all-time champion elevated to levels nearly as high as if he had triumphed. 

Tom Watson left a lasting impression

Tom Watson left a lasting impression by Ted Bishop

The best part about this writing gig is sharing stories with you, the readers. When I returned from The Masters I had many emails and personal conversations with people who expressed enjoyment from sharing that firsthand experience with me at The Masters through the stories I wrote.

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