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  1. Quotes of the Week: July 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GolfChannel

    ... better. What a great match today." Nicklaus on Twitter comparing the final round of the Open to his duel with Tom Watson in 1977 "Since the PGA, I've been resting and rehabilitating my left thumb in the hope that I would be right to defend my title ...

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  2. Award winning Watson wallows in Scottish warmth once moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sunday Herald

    The backdrop has changed since 1975 but much else remains familiar at Carnoustie, including Tom Watson's swing He started his week back where it all started receiving an award and, typically, ended it with another as Tom Watson offered a reminder of just why he has been so popular in these parts for more than 40 years. The golfing grandee was only the second man to be given honorary life membership of Monifieth Links, the course at which he qualified for the Open that he was to win on debut in 1975, going on to match the modern day record of five victories in the sport's most prestigious championship.

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  3. 'Aquaman' Woody Austin makes big splash at Senior OpenRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Scotsman.com

    The sun may still have been out, but it was a wet finish to the opening round of the 1.35 million Senior Open Championship. First, we had two of the big guns, Tom Watson and Colin Montgomerie, dumping their approaches at the last into the Barry Burn.

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  4. Gin O'Clock at the Senior OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Montrose Today

    ... that will see golfing legends Bernhard Langer, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie and Tom Watson play the challenging championship links course. The international event, part of the European Senior tour follows on from the 145th ...

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  5. Watson gives best to Stenson but wants to see Turnberry stage future heroicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    Tom Watson believes his most famous performance has been eclipsed by the Scandinavian thriller staged by Henrik Stenson last Sunday but the American golfing great is anxious that the stage on which 'the Duel in the Sun' took place is used for future Open Championships. The 65-year-old was enthralled by events at Troon, stating emphatically that the Swede's performance in closing out Phil Mickelson was better than his own when he famously held off Jack Nicklaus further down the Ayrshire coastline on the championship's final day in 1977.

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  6. US golfing great Tom Watson offers full backing to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Evening Times

    The winner of golf's 'Duel in the Sun' has said he would be 'very disappointed' if the Open Championship does not return to the course where he won it. Tom Watson acknowledged that his controversial compatriot Donald Trump's purchase of Turnberry has added an extra political dimension to the debate regarding if and when the Ayrshire venue will be used for the sport's greatest competition again.

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  7. Colin Montgomerie hopes Troon tussle can grow golfRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Scotsman.com

    Colin Montgomerie watched Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus inspire a new generation of golfers with their infamous "Duel in the Sun" at Turnberry in 1977. Now the Scot is hoping the game will benefit in the same way thanks to Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson fighting out another epic duel in The Open at Royal Troon.

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  8. SOSU alum in Senior OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NewsOK.com

    When The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex begins Thursday in Carnoustie, Scotland, Bernhard Langer of Germany will be there. Langer, the leading money winner on the PGA Champions Tour this year, will be joined by the likes of Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie, Miguel Angel Ji- menez, John Daly, Craig Stadler, and Kent Samuel.

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  9. Phil Mickelson is golf's best loser everRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Economist

    ... the tussle at Troon to the famous " Duel in the Sun " at the 1977 British Open, in which both Mr Nicklaus and Tom Watson finished more than ten shots ahead of the man in third place. Mr Nicklaus, who lost that skirmish by a single stroke, has said ...

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  10. Sport24.co.za | 'Duel of the Son' bettered 'Duel in the Sun'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | News24

    Jack Nicklaus said the battle royal between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at the the Open Championship over the weekend was even more dramatic than his famed 1977 "Duel in the Sun" showdown with Tom Watson. The two 'Sons' - Sten and Mickel - traded birdie blow after birdie blow in a remarkable final-round slugfest at Royal Troon on Sunday before the 40-year-old Swede emerged victorious over the 46-year-old American.

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  11. Loran Smith: Stenson, Mickelson emerged from international field on international stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in the final paring, shoot 65 and not win? There were plenty of references to the 1977 Open at Turnberry when Tom Watson shot 65-65 to defeat Jack Nicklaus who posted 65-66 - the heralded "Duel in the Sun." While that tournament was more dramatic ...

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  12. Henrik & Phil's duel terrific: NicklausRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Telegraph

    London: Jack Nicklaus said the battle royal between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at the British Open over the weekend was even more dramatic than his famed 1977 "Duel in the Sun" showdown with Tom Watson. Stenson and Mickelson traded birdie blow after birdie blow in a remarkable final-round slugfest at Royal Troon on Sunday before the 40-year-old Swede emerged victorious over the 46-year-old American.

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  13. Stenson, Mickelson forever linked after duelRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Madison Press

    ... through and win. I'm disappointed that it was at my expense." This was a shot-for-shot showdown that mirrored Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus at Turnberry in 1977, the famed "Duel in the Sun." Maybe it was a sign when the sun popped out from behind the ...

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  14. Southport welcomes the return of the The Open ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Southport Visiter

    ... 1998 after a play-off with Brian Finch while Ian Baker-Finch was champion there in 1991. Five-time Open champion Tom Watson welcomed the news that the open was returning to Royal Birkdale. He said: "I am delighted to see The Open returning to two ...

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  15. Stenson-Mickelson showdown exceeded Duel in the Sun, says NicklausRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Star Online

    Jack Nicklaus said the battle royal between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at the British Open over the weekend was even more dramatic than his famed 1977 "Duel in the Sun" showdown with Tom Watson. Stenson and Mickelson traded birdie blow after birdie blow in a remarkable final-round slugfest at Royal Troon on Sunday before the 40-year-old Swede emerged victorious over the 46-year-old American.

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  16. Henrik Stenson-Phil Mickelson showdown at British Open better than my ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | South China Morning Post

    Henrik Stenson-Phil Mickelson showdown at British Open better than my 'Duel in the Sun' with Tom Watson, says Jack Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus said the battle royal between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at the British Open over the weekend was even more dramatic than his famed 1977 "Duel in the Sun" showdown with Tom Watson. Stenson and Mickelson traded birdie blow after birdie blow in a remarkable final-round slugfest at Royal Troon on Sunday before the 40-year-old Swede emerged victorious over the 46-year-old American.

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  17. I felt that this was going to be my turn, says StensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Telegraph

    ... after finishing second on Sunday in a fight that rivalled the epic 'Duel in the Sun' between Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson in 1977. "It's probably the best I've played and not won," Mickelson, who won the British Open at Muirfield in 2013, said. "I ...

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  18. Jack Nicklaus hails 'greatest' Open duel following Henrik...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Daily Mail

    Jack Nicklaus believes Henrik Stenson's Open win over Phil Mickelson was the best final-round battle of all time - surpassing even the famous Duel in the Sun. Many were already comparing Sunday's spectacular closing tussle with that famous Saturday at Turnberry back in the scorched summer of 1977, when Tom Watson just pipped Nicklaus for the second of his five Open titles.

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  19. Open Championship winner Henrik Stenson "the Usain Bolt of golf" beams his proud coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Jack Nicklaus has claimed Stenson's epic win over Mickelson was even better than his iconic Duel In The Sun with Tom Watson at Turnberry in the 1977 Open. "On that day, Tom got me, 65-66," said the Golden Bear. "Our final round was really good, but ...

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  20. Troon trumps Turnberry with better golfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | SFGate

    ... are rare. Jack Nicklaus was the world's best golfer with 14 major titles, nearing the end of his prime at age 37. Tom Watson was the emerging star, 10 years younger, who won his second major earlier that year by holding off Nicklaus to take the ...

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