Tom Watson

1949 - Today

Tom Watson

Thomas Sturges Watson (born September 4, 1949) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour Champions, formerly on the PGA Tour. In the 1970s and 1980s, Watson was one of the leading players in the world, winning eight major championships and heading the PGA Tour money list five times. He was the number one player in the world according to McCormack's World Golf Rankings from 1978 until 1982; in both 1983 and 1984, he was ranked second behind Seve Ballesteros. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Watson has received more than 56,396 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular golfer.

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among golfers, Tom Watson ranks 13 out of 27Before him are Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Sam Snead, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Byron Nelson, and Greg Norman. After him are Annika Sörenstam, Nick Faldo, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, and Ian Woosnam.

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Among people born in 1949, Tom Watson ranks 462Before him are Michael D. Griffin, Nigel Olsson, Keith Rowley, Marc Garneau, Owen Arthur, and Sunil Gavaskar. After him are Scott Turow, Jerome Apt, Pat Rice, Rakesh Roshan, James Williamson, and Ian Charleson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Watson ranks 8,095 out of 12,171Before him are Pete Docter (1968), Andy Hertzfeld (1953), Nick Robinson (1995), Ray Collins (1889), James LoMenzo (1959), and Roberta Williams (1953). After him are Joseph Polchinski (1954), Naya Rivera (1987), Peter Shor (1959), Jason Wiles (1970), Bill Hader (1978), and Sally Struthers (1947).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Tom Watson ranks 9Before him are Tiger Woods (1975), Ben Hogan (1912), Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Sam Snead (1912), Lee Trevino (1939), and Byron Nelson (1912). After him are Phil Mickelson (1970), Fred Couples (1959), Jim Furyk (1970), Bubba Watson (1978), Michelle Wie (1989), and Zach Johnson (1976).