Tom Watson http://kcur.org en Tom Watson Posts Best Tournament Finish in Three Years http://kcur.org/post/tom-watson-posts-best-tournament-finish-three-years <p>Tom Watson finished in second place at the Senior PGA Championship in Benton Harbor, Michigan. It was his best finish since winning the same event in 2011.</p><p>Colin Montgomerie of Scotland won by four strokes.</p><p>Watson said he has mixed feelings about finishing second.</p><p>“You need to make the putts to win and I didn’t do it today, but I certainly had the opportunities today,” he said. “It could have been a real low round today, and so I come away with a really good feeling inside about the way I played.”</p> Mon, 26 May 2014 12:09:24 +0000 Greg Echlin 56319 at http://kcur.org Tom Watson Eyes The British Open http://kcur.org/post/tom-watson-eyes-british-open <p>Kansas City’s Tom Watson shot an even-par 70 Thursday in the first round of the U.S. Senior Open championship, only three shots behind the seven co-leaders.&nbsp; Watson nearly won the British Open four years ago at the age of 59 and, in the opinion of one his peers, has a shot at winning it again.&nbsp;</p><p>As one of Tom Watson’s playing partners, Colin Montgomerie marveled at how well Watson plays while on the verge of turning 64.</p><p>“He has every chance to do well again as he did at Turnberrry in 2009,” said&nbsp;Montgomerie.&nbsp; “He’s a great competitor and remains that way.”</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:53:18 +0000 Greg Echlin 40063 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 24, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-may-24-2012 <p>Police ask council to include daylight hours in prowling ordinance.&nbsp; Tom Watson and other atlhetes are playing later in life.&nbsp; A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 13:18:51 +0000 Maria Carter 18231 at http://kcur.org Athletes Continue To Play In Twilight Years http://kcur.org/post/athletes-continue-play-twilight-years <p>Because of a pinched nerve in his wrist, Kansas City&rsquo;s Tom Watson is sitting out this week&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.pga.com/seniorpga/2012/" target="_blank">Senior PGA Championship</a>, a tournament he won a year ago. It gets underway Thursday in Benton Harbor, Mich. Thu, 24 May 2012 03:14:16 +0000 Greg Echlin 18208 at http://kcur.org Athletes Continue To Play In Twilight Years