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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.

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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.

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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.

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