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U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Preparation

Leading up to the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland, U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson will periodically check in with PGA.com to talk about the various things…

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THE CALL

It was truly a surprise…the phone call.  As I was walking a corn field in South Dakota with a few of the bravest souls I have ever known, seeking to…

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MarTavious Adams and getting IT….

For the past seven years in September, I have had the pleasure of playing in one of my favorite tournaments, at probably my favorite golf course in the world –…

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Dustin, Jackie, and The First Tee

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of listening to two young First Tee participants speak in front of an adult group of First Tee supporters here in Kansas City. They spoke…

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Summertime Thoughts (The Opens, Dustin Johnson, and the Grail)

The travels of summer have been quite concentrated to say the least. After (most likely) my final and emotional appearance in the US Open at Pebble Beach, with my son…

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Memories of Links Golf from St. Andrews

St Andrews, Scotland:  I arrived yesterday from the blistering London heat to the cool, misty coastline of St. Andrews (where the Open Championship will be played this week).  The winds…

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The Watson Challenge

I just finished competing in a local tournament called The Watson Challenge, (yes, it’s named for yours truly) and again for the fourth in as many years, we fought the…

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Byron and Me

Last week, I enjoyed a trip to Dallas, and back down memory lane. I got to speak of my relationship with Byron Nelson, or Lord Byron as he was called…

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My First National Open

The United States Open Championship, or what my father called the National Open, is being played at Pebble Beach this year for the fifth time in its history.  It’s the…

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My Most Memorable Victory

Greetings fellow golfers. The beginning…my father, Ray Watson, started my life of golf in 1955 at age six.  He put a cut-down, hickory-shafted 5 iron in my hands and immediately…

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