Q. Tom, are Senior Majors different than regular majors in the kind of players who can win them in terms of when you look at -- when you guys are in the regular Tour it seems that the players who win the Majors on a regular basis are guys who have been accomplished players for most of their careers. Out here it seems to be a little different?
TOM WATSON: How do you think it's different out here?
Q. I think there are more first time winners of Open championships, than there usually are on the regular Tour. Is it just a difference in the type of players or is it a difference in the way the courses are set up?
TOM WATSON: There's so many answers, there's no answer to it, one of the two. In answer to your question, my first impression, first way of answering would be that you normally have people who are in the hunt in the Majors in the regular Tour that get in the hunt out here.
As far as the golf courses being maybe a little easier out here for the Senior players to win on, I think that's probably true.
I guess that probably answers your question, because it's just a little easier to get around. And we have that five year window, that seven year window out here, before we lose our elasticity, and that putts a lot of the guys who have won it in the past, kind of out of the realm, and let some people in there who have won it here in the prime of their senior career.
Yesterday Eaks is in the lead, today Walter Hall. Those are two guys that never really did anything on the regular Tour. As such an accomplished player as you have been, do you think that's a great thing? Is it good for the game to have those kind of guys in the mix?
TOM WATSON: You can't take anything away at all from these guys. As they would tell you, it's a 72-hole event. It's always nice to be in the lead, though. And these players -- Walter Hall's, he's won tournaments out here. But he's been there. He's had actually a pretty good stretch of golf this year, I've seen his name up there recently. People ask you: Who do you pick to win a tournament? Well, you pick who's playing well at the time, who is seemingly playing well at the time.
MARTY PARKES: Thank you very much for coming in.
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