Watson maintains one-shot lead

Updated: July 18, 2009, 10:55 PM ET
Associated Press

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Tom Watson took three practice swings without a club in his hand, then looked toward the green and pictured the shot he needed to play.

Standing on the edge of the fairway, a marshal who had seen Watson work his magic at Turnberry for three decades whispered in his thick brogue, lost in time as he watched a 59-year-old champion leading the British Open.

"What are you going to do, Tom?" he said. "Cut a wee 7-iron in there? Throw an 8-iron into the air?"

Then, ...

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