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British Open notebook

Ex-champs at center stage

Watson, O'Meara recall their titles

By Jim McCabe
Globe Staff / July 15, 2008

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Former champions amid these majestic sand dunes took the stage as the 137th British Open officially got under way at Royal Birkdale today. Tom Watson , who earned the last of his claret jugs in 1983, and Mark O'Meara , who prevailed in a playoff 10 years ago, both had fond memories of this seaside layout that ... (Full article: 819 words)

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