Tom Watson Biography

Tom Watson is an American golfer and six-time PGA Player of the Year. He was one of the sport's dominant figures in the 1970s and '80s.


Tom Watson was born on September 4, 1949, in Kansas City, Missouri. He competed on Stanford University's golf team while earning his B.A. in psychology. After graduating, Watson joined the Professional Golfers' Association of America, winning his first PGA event in 1974. He went on to win the Masters twice, ultimately becoming a six-time PGA Player of the Year. He has written several books on golf.

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