Tom Watson is one cool dude.
No, Watson won’t win the PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky. Watson, 64, followed his opening 72 with a 73 on Friday and finished 3-over. Pretty solid couple of days, but the projected cut is even par.
Still, he looked like a winner if this story is true.
Jason Sobel, a writer for GolfChannel.com, tweeted a funny story about Watson on Friday, and Watson’s reaction simply reiterated why he is so beloved.
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Kids these days. Watson is captain of the Ryder Cup team and has won eight majors, so he could have been a bit peeved about not being recognized.
But that apparently wasn’t the case.