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Birdie putt at 18 clinches victory

Updated: August 31, 2003, 11:40 PM ET
Associated Press

ALOHA, Ore. -- This one was for a friend.

Tom Watson made a 4-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Jeld-Wen Tradition -- the final major this season on the Champions Tour -- by one stroke.

Afterward he dedicated the victory, his second major win on the senior tour this season, to caddie Bruce Edwards, who has ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. There is no cure for ALS.

"I promised Bruce I was going to do it. I promised I was going to win for him," Watson said. "He ...

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