Tom Watson back at Australian Open
Eight-time major winner and Champions Tour regular Tom Watson
will play in the Australian Open in December for the first time in
nearly 30 years.
Tournament officials said Friday that Watson, who won the
Australian Open in 1984, will join Australians Adam Scott, Geoff
Ogilvy and Greg Chalmers at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney from Dec.
6-9. Scott won the Australian Open in 2009 while Chalmers is the
Watson’s win at Royal Melbourne in 1984 came a year after he won
the last of his eight majors, the 1983 British Open at Royal
Birkdale, his fifth Open championship. He joined the Champions Tour
in 1999 and has 14 wins on the senior tour.