The 2015 Open Championship in July will be the last for two of its greatest champions.
Three-time Claret Jug winner Nick Faldo announced Monday that he would join five-time winner Tom Watson in making the tournament at the Old Course at St. Andrews his farewell to the game's oldest major.
Both players will participate in the four-hole Champions Challenge, bringing together past Open winners in a pre-tournament exhibition on hole Nos. 1, 2, 17 and 18.
Faldo has played sparingly, even in the majors, since moving from inside the ropes to inside the broadcast booth. However, the 58-year-old six-time major winner will make a third-consecutive Open appearance. He shot 76-77 to miss the cut a year ago at Royal Liverpool.
That's not been the case for Tom Watson. Earlier this month, 65-year-old became the oldest player to break par in a competitive round at the Masters with an opening 1-under 71. He then made the cut the next week at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town. However, Watson, who lostRead More »from Faldo, Watson will bid farewell to Open Championship at St. Andrews