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Watson's Pebble Beach birdie one of the best

...in 1960 to set up his final-round charge?Tom Watson will never say it, but his chip-in on the 71st hole of the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach might just be the best of them all.Consider the circumstances:Watson, playing on the course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-06-14/watsons-pebble-beach-birdie-
Watson hopes to keep caddie's plight in the headlines

...Inverness. Watson lost to Don Pooley in a five-hole sudden-death playoff a year ago at Caves Valley. Watson won the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, but is winless in three attempts at the Senior Open. Inverness has hosted U.S. Opens in 1920...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/26/gol_379511.shtml
Golf
PGA notebook

...through three rounds. The PGA is the only major Watson hasn't won. A two-time Masters champion, Watson also won the 1982 U.S. Open and has five British Open triumphs to his credit. "It wasn't real pretty to look at from a ball-striking standpoint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/20/gol_296147.shtml
Golf
Favorite son returns to Pebble Beach

...golf. A two-time California amateur champion -- both victories were at Pebble Beach -- he had a chance to win the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble until he finished a forgotten third behind the great Tom Watson-Jack Nicklaus duel. Later that summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/13/gol_291221.shtml
Golf
'Augusta Five' westward-bound

...Open victory in 1992. Another famous hole is the 17th, a par-3 where Tom Watson chipped in to help him win the 1982 U.S. Open over Jack Nicklaus. "That green looks so much different on TV than in real life," Knox said. "It is a very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/15/oth_267940.shtml
Other sports
Woods' play at Pebble is his best ever

...atop the heap."He dominated that tournament more than anyone had ever dominated it," said Tom Watson, who won the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.Woods and his rivals return to Pebble Beach this week for another U.S. Open. Still struggling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-06-12/woods-play-pebble-his-best-e
Watson, son set to share special day

...Calif. --- Michael Watson knows exactly where he was when his father, Tom, chipped in to beat Jack Nicklaus in the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach."I was in my mom's womb when he chipped in here," he said Saturday afternoon. "I couldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-06-20/watson-son-set-share-special
Judo official resigns amid abuse allegations

...when the allegations surfaced, said she roomed with one of the alleged victims mentioned in an affidavit during the 1982 U.S. Open in Colorado Springs, Colo. She said nobody from USA Judo tried to question her roommate. "Nobody told us there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/28/oly_467314.shtml
Olympics
Augusta youth hopes for a good draw at Pebble

...selected by a draw. If Archie had his choice of a teammate, he'd take Watson. "He's won at Pebble Beach (at the 1982 U.S. Open), so he knows the course," Archie said. It's a long shot, but Archie could be paired with Dent, the only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/01/wes_427213.shtml
David Westin
Watson shoots 66 for three-shot lead at Senior Open

...including a 25-foot putt at No. 1 and a 35-footer at No. 5. Winner of five British Opens, two Masters and the 1982 U.S. Open, Watson is winless in three tries at the Senior Open. After fading in the final three rounds to finish 12 shots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/27/gol_379626.shtml
Golf