History slips through Watson's grasp
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Tom Watson stood almost motionless inside the cramped compound of tool-shed-sized trailers and blue-jacketed Royal & Ancient officials. Not more than a lob wedge away was Turnberry's 18th green -- the green where Watson's Open Championship went to die Sunday.
Reporters and police alike pressed their noses between the posts of the head-high white picket fence that separated Watson from the crowds. His right arm was curled around his wife, Hilary, who, despite ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink