July 17, 1983 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Major

British Open Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Defending champion Tom Watson wins his 5th Open Championship, 1 stroke clear of Andy Bean and Hale Irwin; Watson's 2nd consecutive Open win and 3rd in last 4

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adam Lind, American baseball player
  • Ryan Guettler, Australian professional BMX rider, born in Beenleigh, Australia