Brad Bryant (pictured) said if he played the best round of his life, he just might have a chance to win the U.S. Senior Open.
That's exactly what happened on Sunday. Bryant fired a 4-under par 68 and saw leader Tom Watson falter on the back 9 at Whistling Straits to capture the title, the first major victory of his career.
Bryant finished at 6-under par 282, three strokes ahead of Ben Crenshaw who closed at 3-under par 285. Loren Roberts finished 3rd at 2-under 286 and Tom Watson fourth at 1-under 287.
The 52 year old Bryant wins $470,000 for his first place finish.
Watson birdied 10 with a long put to go to 9-under par for the tournament and a three shot lead on Bryant. But Watson played his next four holes in 4-over par fashion and Bryant let by 1, never to surrender the lead again.