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Tom Watson Named Global Ambassador for The Open

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Watson New Global Ambassador for The Open The R&A Five-time Champion Golfer of the Year Tom Watson has been appointed as the first ever Global Ambassador for The Open, golf’s original Championship. Watson returned to the scene of his first triumph in The Open, on his debut in 1975 at…

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The Remarkable Hilary Watson’s Inspiring Battle Against Cancer

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The Remarkable Hilary Watson’s Inspiring Battle Against Cancer The Kansas City Star – By: Vahe Gregorian “It’s strange, isn’t it, the details you remember about life-altering moments? The way time stands still when you go numb. For the otherwise elegant Tom Watson, this scene started with holes in his socks…

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Tom Watson Wins Heart-Melting 2018 Masters Par 3 Contest

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Tom Watson wins heart-melting 2018 Masters Par 3 Contest Golfweek.com – By: Dan Kilbridge “Augusta National might be too long for 68-year-old Tom Watson these days, but the 1,061-yard Par 3 course is another story. Watson conquered the beautiful nine-hole layout in 6-under 21 to win the Masters Par 3…

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All eyes on Japan for JAPAN AIRLINES Championship

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All eyes on Japan for JAPAN AIRLINES Championship PGATour.com – By: Bob McClellan “One of the best players in the world will cast an eye toward Tokyo this weekend and the results from the PGA TOUR Champions’ JAPAN AIRLINES Championship. It is, after all, the first PGA TOUR-sanctioned event to…

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Tom Watson reflects on epic ‘Duel in the Sun’ with Jack Nicklaus on 40-year anniversary

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Duel in the Sun: One of the greatest contests in history CNN – By: Almee Lewis – July 21, 2017 “The red-hot summer of 1977, the year a gap-toothed twenty-something from Kansas took down golf’s greatest in a final-round scrap like no other. Forty years on and it is a…

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Tom Watson’s new passion is show horses, but golf will always be his game

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Tom Watson’s new passion is show horses, but golf will always be his game PGA.com – By: Bill Burt – July 2, 2017 “When Arnold Palmer passed away last September there was a big opening to fill in golf. Really big. The sport needed a new ambassador. Enter Tom Watson. “There’s…

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Watson Honored with the 2017 Winnie Palmer Award

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WINNIE PALMER AWARD Acknowledges an individual who has consistently given their time, energy and enthusiasm to those less fortunate. Named in honor of Winnie Palmer, who devoted much of her life to charity work for literacy programs and health care. TOM WATSON After Bruce Edwards, Tom Watson’s longtime caddie and…

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Tom Watson goes skydiving for first time at age 67

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Tom Watson goes skydiving for first time at age 67 PGA.com – Blair Kerkhoff – May 16, 2017 “Tom Watson … skydiver. About two weeks ago, golfing legend Tom Watson took to the air and at age 67 experienced his first parachute jump. “It was a blast,” Watson said. “It’s…

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Short golf courses become popular with players of all ages

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Short golf courses become popular with players of all ages Kansas City Star – By: Tom Smith – March 18, 2017 “Kansas City golf legend Tom Watson recalls the days when he developed his game as a young boy on an executive course in south Kansas City, and now players…

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Spurred by competition, Watson saddles up for a new season

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Spurred by competition, Watson saddles up for a new season Morning Read – By Ted Bishop – February 17, 2017 “At 67, Tom Watson is content with the occasional victory lap in golf. Despite playing only a limited schedule in recent years, he still shows flashes of the form that…

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