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Tom Watson oldest to win a senior major

Updated: May 29, 2011, 11:45 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Tom Watson had stood over putts like this pressure-packed 3-footer at the Senior PGA Championship for most of his adult life.

Why dawdle?

"I didn't take much time with the putt," he said with that famous toothy grin. "I took one practice stroke and figured, 'Let's get this over with.'"

Watson summoned up some of his old major magic, holing the short birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat David Eger on Sunday.

The 61-year-old Watson, down a shot ...

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