February 25, 2014 12:52 PM

Tom Watson part of field for new Champions Tour golf event near Branson

Champions Tour officials announced Tuesday that the Legends of Golf tournament will be played June 6-8 on courses at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo., which is just south of Branson, near the Arkansas state line. It will be the first PGA Tour-sanctioned event to use a par-3 course as part of the tournament. Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Hale Irwin, Gary Player and Lee Trevino are among the players who have already committed to participate this spring.

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