Tom Watson, Corey Pavin, John Cook and Mark O'Meara have committed to compete in the 2011 Toshiba Classic, scheduled March 7 through 13 at Newport Beach Country Club.
Watson, Pavin and Cook posted their best Toshiba Classic finishes in 2010, all placing in the top seven. Watson fired the best round of the 2010 Classic with a final-round 62 that enabled him to jump 24 spots on the leaderboard and tie for fifth place. Pavin, a Classic rookie in 2010, and Cook tied for seventh. O'Meara, who spent his formative years in golf as a teen in Mission Viejo, finished runner-up at the 2009 Toshiba Classic.
Watson, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, owns 39 PGA Tour titles. His PGA highlights include wins at the 1977 and 1981 Masters, the 1982 U.S. Open and the 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982 and 1983 British Open. He has 13 Champions Tour titles, including majors such as the Senior PGA Championship (2001), the Senior British Open (2003, 2005 and 2007) and the JELD-WEN Tradition (2003).