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Tom Watson Shoots Even Par 70 On Day 1 Of Senior Players Championship

Kansas City golf icon Tom Watson finished Day 1 of the Seniors Players Championship at even par 70, five shots back of leader Bruce Vaughn.


Watson, who has been nursing an injured rest for the last couple of months, had three birdies and three bogeys in his round on Thursday, playing in a threesome with Greg Norman and Tom Lehman.


Fred Fund is one shot back of the leader Vaughn at 65, and Fred Couples is at 66, three strokes back. Four players, including Lehman, are tied at 66.


The Seniors Players Championship, one oif the major events on the Champions Tour, is being hosted at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, Pa.