Tom Watson at The Open\nRevisiting Tom Watson's Open victories, starting with his first win 40 years ago\nTom Watson celebrates after sinking a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th green to force a playoff with Jack Newton. Watson won the 18-hole playoff by one stroke, 71 to 72.\nTom Watson waves to the crowd from Swilcan Bridge at St. Andrews.\nWatson and his wife Linda hold the Claret Jug after he beat Australia's Jack Newton in the tournament playoff. Watson won the match on the rainswept 18th hole when Newton missed a tying par putt by inches.\nAfter driving onto the fairway, Watson, who led by one over Jack Nicklaus in their famous 'Duel in the Sun' at Turnberry, hit a 7-iron to less than three feet on the final hole. After Nicklaus hit his approach from the rough to 40 feet and made his birdie putt, Watson calmly made a title-winning birdie (left) of his own.\nCo-leaders Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson during the final round. Nicklaus, in search of his 15th major championship win, birdied two of the first four holes and moved to a two-stroke lead early in the last round. Watson bogeyed the second hole and fell two strokes behind Nicklaus. Watson went on to win the title with a score of 268.\nTom Watson holds the claret jug aloft after winning his third Open Championship, four strokes ahead of runner-up Lee Trevino.\nWatson blasts out of a bunker during the final round of the Open.\nWatson kisses the claret jug after winning his fourth Open title with a final score of 284.\nWatson poses with his trophy after winning his fifth Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.