Golfing Greats - Tom Watson

Golfing Greats - Tom Watson

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Details

Location

America, Augusta, Georgia, US, US Maters, USA

Year

1979

Date

Transmission 30/05/1986

Length

25min 30sec

Audio

sound

Format

1 inch

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV

Rights Holder

ITV

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Description

The Golfing Greats series features in-depth interviews with some of the best known golf players in the world.

This episode covers Tom Watson's career. Tom Sturges Watson is an American professional golfer who was one of the leading players in the 1970s and 1980s, winning eight major championships. He was the number one player in the world according to McCormack's World Golf Rankings from 1978 until 1982. In his illustrious career Watson won five Open Championships, two Masters, and one U.S. Open title. Watson played on four Ryder Cup teams and captained the American side to victory in 1993 at The Belfry in England. 

This episode features interviews with Tom Watson, Byron Nelson, Johnny Miller and John Jacobs.

Credits

Produced and Directed by David Turner

Photography by Ramsey Nelson and David Scott

Production Assistant: Judy Fetherston

Programme Associate: Leslie Daws

Film Editor: John Leeds

Film Unit Sound: Derek Armstrong 

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