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Tom Watson, Brian Fogt part of Senior PGA Championship

8:45 AM, May 23, 2013   |    comments
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TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO. (KSDK) - Golfing legends and locals will tee-off Thursday at Bellerive Country Club for the Senior PGA Championship.

Among the legends participating, Tom Watson, 63.  He won the Senior PGA Championship in 2011.  He also won 39 titles on the PGA tour, including eight major championships.  He has won more than $26 million.

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Watson is scheduled to hit the course after 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

A local pro will be the first player to tee-off on day one of the tournament.  Brian Fogt is a pro who teaches kids in the St. Louis area.

Bellerive Pro Mike Tucker said golfers who play in the morning might have an advantage because they anticipate swirling winds in the afternoon.

KSDK

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