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Michaux: Phil Mickelson takes his second shot at career grand slam

...after getting his third leg at age 31 in the 1961 British Open. Tom Watson was 32 when he notched his third leg at the 1982 U.S. Open and went 0 for 24 in PGAs thereafter. Lee Trevino was 35 when he won the PGA in 1964, but he never finished better...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-16/phil-mickelson-takes-his-sec
With career slam in sight, McIlroy embraces role as top player

...third-place finish, in 22 failed tries to complete the career slam.Tom Watson was 32 when he notched his third leg at the 1982 U.S. Open. He teed it up in 24 PGAs after that seeking his slam but never got closer than fifth in 1993.Lee Trevino was...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/career-slam-sight-mcilroy-embraces-role-to
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
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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
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