Tom Watson opened with a 1-over 73 in his 37th Open Championship and 141st Major Championship appearance.
At The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in 2006, Watson opened with an even-par 72 (finished T48).
Watson’s T48 in 2013 represented his 26th made cut at the Open Championship. His T22 in 2011 was one of 69 top 25s in majors.
Watson is a five-time winner of the British Open (1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1983).