Joe Nathan had two encounters with golf legend Tom Watson, one long ago and one in recent years. He told me the following story in an email and then granted permission to share it here. By Joe Nathan A signed hat and memorable moments with Tom Watson. Show More Summary
Fred Couples, a popular choice of many to become the U.S. Ryder Cup team’s next captain, remains incredulous that outgoing skipper Tom Watson sat Phil Mickelson during September’s matches in Scotland. "I'm not bashing Tom Watson butShow More Summary
Some two-and-a-half months after the Ryder Cup was decided, high-profile critics are still scratching their heads about some of U.S. captain Tom Watson's tactical blunders. In particular, Fred Couples still doesn't get why Watson sat...Show More Summary
Tiger Woods seemed to agree with Phil Mickelson’s blistering assessment of Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson Tuesday.
Fight! Two senior Labour MPs locked horns yesterday over the Scottish leadership contest. Ivan Lewis and Tom Watson scrapped after the latter wrote a piece endorsing left-leaning Neil Findlay for… Continue reading The post The fight for the soul of the Labour party appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The legendary Tom Watson’s too nice a guy to warrant the criticism aimed at him since the U.S. lost the Ryder Cup, according to John Daly. Long John also says Phil Mickelson’s post-tournament jab at Watson was ‘blown out of proportion.’ John Daly believes Tom Watson got a bum rap after his U.S. Show More Summary
Rickie Fowler becomes the latest to weigh in on the Americans’ devastating Ryder Cup loss, defending captain Tom Watson for doing a ‘great job’ and taking Phil Mickelson to task for calling Watson out. Rickie Fowler may be one of Phil...Show More Summary
Rickie Fowler thinks 2014 Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has been unfairly derided after his 12 charges were handily defeated at Gleneagles in October. “I thought Tom did a great job of talking to the guys,” Fowler said, according to The Telegraph. Show More Summary
Tom Watson has been in the news lately with mixed publicity, most notably as Ryder Cup Captain and most recently as honoree of the NAIA Champions of Character Foundation.Golf for Beginners considers Mr. Watson to be a distinguished sportsman...Show More Summary
Tom Watson didn't work as Ryder Cup captain. Watson, an old-school player who apparently led more on resume than relatability, rubbed his charges the wrong way. It's natural, then, that the players who didn't appreciate Watson's style would want to turn to a complete opposite in hopes of better luck in 2016 at Hazeltine National in Minnesota. Show More Summary
On Thursday, PGA of America President Ted Bishop compared English golfer Ian Poulter to a "little school girl squealing." On Friday, the PGA of America ousted Ted Bishop. After Poulter treated Nick Faldo and Tom Watson harshly in his...Show More Summary
PGA of America President Ted Bishop labeling British golfer Ian Poulter a “Lil Girl” for criticizing golf legends Nick Faldo and Tom Watson has resulted in calls for his resignation and charges of sexism. SB Nation's Emily Kay points...Show More Summary
The PGA of America president isn't too happy with comments that Ian Poulter made about Tom Watson and Nick Faldo in a newly released book.
Tom Watson enjoys his baseball — especially that played by American League champion and World Series contender Kansas City Royals. Tom Watson emerged from his post-Ryder Cup bunker to cheer in-person as his hometown Kansas City squad...Show More Summary
The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.
Jack Nicklaus believes the formation of a Ryder Cup task force is going overboard in a search for answer to U.S. woes in the biennial matches. The 18-time major champion also subtly lamented Phil Mickelson's verbal outburst and subsequent...Show More Summary
John Daly is not a serious candidate for captain of the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team, but would the two-time major champion be any worse than Tom Watson? John Daly is a name not often associated with the Ryder Cup — until Wednesday, when an amusing tweet from this week’s PGA Tour event got us wondering. Ongoing Ryder Cup conversations @ Sea Island. Show More Summary
Webb Simpson didn't play much golf during the Ryder Cup. After bombing with Bubba Watson in the opening session on Friday, Simpson, one of captain Tom Watson's wild-card picks, was relegated to the bench until he had to play in one of...Show More Summary
Jameis Winston has an ally in Jack Nicklaus. Jack Nicklaus is not shy about sharing his opinions on anything from the sport that made him rich and famous (give Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson a break, lose the task force) to politics (there’s nary a Republican candidate for anything the 18-time major winner won’t support). Show More Summary
Chamblee: Mickelson should take more blame for the string of Ryder Cup defeats. With Tiger Woods out of action at least until December, Brandel Chamblee has a new object of scorn in Phil Mickelson, whom the Golf Channel analyst claimed lied about U.S. Show More Summary