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Tom Watson returns to Turnberry

Updated: July 25, 2012, 3:40 PM ET
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Tom Watson unveiled a plaque to commemorate his famous Duel in the Sun with Jack Nicklaus 35 years ago upon his return Wednesday to Turnberry on the eve of the Senior British Open.

In 1977, Watson hit a 7-iron approach within 2 feet of the 18th hole in beating Nicklaus in a head-to-head battle to seal the second of his five British Open titles. The weather was remarkably similar 35 years later for the ceremony on the right side of the final fairway.

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