Tom Watson is an accomplished American golfer with 39 PGA tour wins under his belt and a plethora of additional awards and titles, he is hailed as being one of the leading players in the world. A career recognised for its success, longevity, and skill, the fast paced golfer has since become a highly regarded keynote and after dinner speaker, popular with sports fans and corporate clients.
70 professional wins, eight Major Championship titles and six Senior Major Championship top spots are just the start of the vast amount of achievements that have littered Tom’s illustrious career. Turning professional in 1971, after a good amateur career, Tom has been a force on the course for over five decades, competing on the winning US national team on three occasions, and a further two as a non - playing captain.
One of the longest-serving American golfers, Tom continues to perform in his 70s and has accrued many records throughout his career. He is the oldest player to shoot under par at The Master Tournamen, to hold the lead after 54 holes at a Major Championship and to lead after any completed round at a Major Championship.
A golfing legend, Tom is the six-time Player of The Year winner. As a leading player throughout the 70’s and 80’s, topping the PGA Tour money list five times, Tom earnt his 1987 Bob Jones Award for his distinguished career and exemplary sportsmanship. Between 1978 and 1982, he was the number one player worldwide. Alongside this, Tom has been granted lifetime membership to the European Tour and was inducted into the World Golf Hall Of Fame in 1988.
With a career that is unrivaled in the golfing industry, Tom Watson is a fascinating sports speaker at events, who is sure to entertain all in attendance, golf fan or not. Speaking of his fifty year career, Tom shares how he became the world’s greatest golfer and remained grounded throughout the success. Personable, professional and a true gentleman, Tom is always well received at events due to his open discussions and ability to inspire others to achieve their goals.