To miss a shot that would have irrevocably and absolutely won you the championship………….
He was followed and hounded and pressured and made it through a several player playoff to a two man playoff.
He sparked the fire under the old and the young. Especially the old.
Tom Watson’s sponsors are smiling today, despite him losing in the final play-off. According to the NYT
after Watson’s runner-up finish in a playoff, he moved to 105th in the world golf rankings from 1,374th, the biggest one-week jump since the rankings began in 1986.
Congratulations Tom for a game well played.
Congratulations to the winner, Stewart Cink. A solid player, Cink had never won a major, but a total overhaul of his game recently left him feeling that he could. Maybe that was the difference. At least Nike, Tiger Woods sponsor, did not have to cry in their beer, they sponsor Cink too.