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Tom Watson makes his case to continue playing the British Open
Tom Watson makes his case to continue playing the British Open

Tom Watson, the legendary 64-year-old golfer who will captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team, needs to finish in the top 10 of the British Open this year or next to keep his exemption for golf's grandest tournament. Since the five-time British Open champion barely made the cut after shooting a second consecutive one-over-par 73 on Friday at Royal Liverpool, it's very likely that the 2015 Open at St. Andrew's will be his last. “I am enjoying it,” Watson told reporters Friday of his experience this week. “Today on the practice range, my swing turned around. I really started hitting the ball well. … It was the best warmup session I've had all year. I...

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