Ryder Cup caps: 1
Cup credentials: He may appear to have one of the wildest swings in golf but, somehow, it works for him as his emotional victory at the Masters proved. It's been his only win of the year although his 11th place at the USPGA and 23rd at the Open shows his consistency at the big events. He is the sort of player who should relish the Ryder Cup on home soil.
Did you know? Watson, who was actually christened Gerry, owns the original Dukes of Hazzard car.
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