Tom is on a short list of players who have a strong connection to Pebble Beach, from his back-to-back wins in the National Pro-Am to his famous chip-in for birdie on the 17th hole to win the U.S. Open in 1982. Whether he gets a chance to return in June is under discussion. The USGA wrapped up its annual meeting 10 days ago without awarding a special exemption to the U.S. Open, which is what Watson would need to play the national championship at Pebble Beach for the fifth time.
“The decision was that our committee is going to look at it in April,” said Mike Davis, senior director of rules and competition. “They feel like if there’s any special exemption, they want to look at it closer to the time of the Open.”
Two weeks ago, Watson played the Dubai Desert against the fourth-strongest field in golf this year and tied for eighth.
Let’s just pray for both of them and hope they could both do a great job. Then we can feast our eyes on.
For golfers, cheap golf clubs are enough !
a joke:It’s all how you say it!
A priest and pastor from the local parishes are standing by
the side of the road holding up a sign that reads,
“The End is Near! Turn yourself around now before it’s too late!”
“Leave us alone you religious nuts!” yelled the first driver
as he sped by.
From around the curve they heard screeching tires and a
“Do you think,” said one clergy to the other, “we should just
put up a sign that says, ‘Bridge Out’ instead?”