Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson Full Name: Tom Watson
Nationality:

United States of America
American

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: One of the leading players in the world in the 1970s and 1980s.

Born: September 4, 1949 (69 years old)
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events in the Life of Tom Watson

  • 1975-07-12 104th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 279 at Carnoustie
  • 1977-04-10 41st Masters Golf Tournament: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 276
  • 1977-07-09 106th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
  • 1978-08-06 PGA Championship, Oakmont CC: John Mahaffey recovers from 7 down with 14 to play to force playoff; beats Tom Watson & Jerry Pate on 2nd hole
  • 1980-07-20 British Open Golf, Muirfield: Tom Watson wins his 3rd of 5 Open titles, by 4 strokes from Lee Trevino
  • 1981-04-12 45th Masters Golf Tournament: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280
  • 1982-06-20 82nd US Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 282 at Pebble Beach Golf Links California
  • 1982-07-18 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon
  • 1983-06-20 US Open Golf, Oakmont CC: Larry Nelson wins by 1 shot from Tom Watson on a storm affected Monday finish
  • 1983-07-17 112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale
  • 1984-07-22 British Open Golf, St. Andrews: Seve Ballesteros of Spain wins his 2nd of 3 Open titles by 2 shots from Bernhard Langer & Tom Watson
  • 2003-07-27 British Open Seniors Golf, Turnberry: American Tom Watson wins in a playoff with Carl Mason of England
  • 2005-07-24 British Open Seniors Golf, Royal Aberdeen: Tom Watson wins his second Open Seniors title in a playoff with Ireland's Des Smyth
  • 2007-07-29 British Open Seniors Golf, Muirfield: Tom Watson wins his 3rd Open Seniors title by 1 shot from Mark O'Meara and Stewart Ginn

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