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Nicklaus can share in Watson's disappointment

Originally Published: July 23, 2009
By Bob Harig | ESPN.com

In the run-up to this year's Open Championship at Turnberry, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus fielded their share of requests to relive the 1977 Duel in the Sun, the first Open played at the course along the Ayrshire coast and one that remains one of the game's greatest dramas.

Watson shot 65-65 to Nicklaus' 65-66 over the final 36 holes -- paired together -- an epic if there ever was one.

That Watson was able to summon that ...

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