Jason Sobel with the details and various Sam Snead records within reach should 64-year-old Tom Watson move up the leaderboard this weekend at the Greenbrier Classic.
This is pretty amazing for both men...
At 64 years and 10 months exactly, Watson is still more than two years younger than Snead when he set the record for oldest player to make the cut at a PGA tour event. Snead was 67 years, 2 months and 21 days when he played all four rounds at the 1979 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic.
**It's a longshot, but after a 68 Saturday, Helen Ross points out that Watson has a chance to best Sam Snead's mark as the oldest player to finish in the top 10 on the PGA Tour.
If he does, Watson, who is playing in his fourth Greenbrier Classic, could eclipse Snead as the oldest player to finish in the top-10 on TOUR. The Virginian, known as "Slammin' Sammy," tied for eighth at the 1975 B.C. Open at the age of 63 years, three months and four days.