Tom Watson holed a three foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to win the US Senior PGA Championship and claim his 14th Major title.
Hale Irwin is looking to become the oldest winner of the US Senior PGA Championship in history as he goes into the final round tied for the lead chasing his fifth title.
A marathon day at the US Senior PGA Championship ended with Japan’s Kiyoshi Murota out in front with Ireland’s Des Smyth leading the European challenge in a share of 15th place.
Irishman Des Smyth is in contention after the first round of the US Senior PGA Championship following a two under par round of 70 at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky.
Former Masters and Open Champion Sandy Lyle heads a strong European continent at the US Senior PGA Championship.
Two-time European Tour champion Mark Mouland is relishing making his European Senior Tour debut in the US Senior PGA Championship next month and admits he has been counting down the years for the moment to arrive.
While the attention of the golfing world is currently fixed upon Augusta National and the Masters Tournament, the European Senior Tour players are busy preparing for their own first Major Championship of the season.