Tom Watson to compete in last Masters Tournament of his career

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AUGUSTA, Ga. —  For Kansas City golf fans, the 2016 Masters will be sentimental because it’s Tom Watson’s last, he says.

tom watson masters copyWatson, 66, says he will cherish the 43 times he’s competed.

Watson won the Masters Tournament in 1977 and 1981.

The Golf Channel recently interviewed Watson at Kansas City Country Club, noting that Watson does not show sadness over the finality of it.

“Even last July… in his final Open Championship, there were no tears,” the Golf Channel story says.

But there are some things that make him cry, like memories of his best friend and caddie, Bruce Edwards, who died of ALS.

Read the complete interview with Tom Watson here. The Masters begin on Thursday.

Click here for FOX 4 Nick Vasos’s story on the Lock Lloyd Country Club, which Watson masterminded.