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Bubba Watson

Gerry "Bubba" Watson (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer. Watson is one of the few left-handed golfers on tour and is known ... More »Gerry "Bubba" Watson (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer. Watson is one of the few left-handed golfers on tour and is known for his tremendous length. The longest driver on the PGA Tour, in 2007 he had an average drive of 315.2 yards and is capable of generating a ball speed of 194 mph, being one of the few players who can hit a ball over 350 yards. He has been featured in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings. Watson was born in Bagdad, Florida. At Milton High School in Florida, he played on the same high school golf team as fellow PGA Tour members Heath Slocum and Boo Weekley. He played golf for Faulkner State Community College in Alabama, where he was a junior college All-American. After that he played golf at the University of Georgia in 2000 and 2001. While at Georgia, he helped lead the Bulldogs to a Southeastern Conference Championship in 2000. Watson turned professional in 2003 and joined the Nationwide Tour where he would play until 2005. He... [ Wikipedia ]

Bubba Watson joins WGC casualty list

Bubba Watson tries to play his way out of trouble on the fourth hole at Dove Mountain on February 23. (CNN) -- Another day, another big name crashes out of the World Golf Championship event at Dove Mountain. The world's top two players, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods departed after the ...

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McIlroy stirs up Ryder Cup debate

Masters champion Bubba Watson pretends to tee off as his caddy Ted Scott holds a finger on the ball to keep it from blowing away during Sunday's delayed opening round of the Tournament of Champions. Charlie Beljan leans into the wind after taking a rehit on a tee shot on Sunday, when ...

Watson The Only Top 10 Seed Left At Match Play

When another wild day ended at Dove Mountain, Masters champion Bubba Watson was the last man standing among the top 10 seeds. “This game … it’s a toss-up,” Watson said after going 22 holes to beat Jim Furyk. “You can’t really judge who’s going to win, or bet who’s going to win. It ...

Masters champion Watson exits Torrey Pines due to flu

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Masters champion Bubba Watson has pulled out of this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines because of flu, PGA Tour officials said on Thursday. Watson, who had been scheduled to tee off in Thursday's opening round in a high-profile grouping with ...

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Farmers Insurance Open: Bubba Watson withdraws with illness

Bubba Watson has withdrawn from this week's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego due to illness. Watson made a winning birdie at the par five 18th to win this event two years ago and was joint-third favourite at 14/1 to triumph again this week. But, shortly before ...

Tim Tebow, Bubba Watson, Ben Crane Attend PGA Tour Bible Study

Pro-golfers Ben Crane and Bubba Watson attend a bible study with NFL player Tim Tebow. Ah, equality and love, who could possibly be against these? Certainly only ... The all-out war against God's model for marriage and sexuality is at its apex. ... Christian sports legends Bubba ...

PGA Tour Stops To Hit In 2013

Aside from watching Bubba Watson defend the legendary green blazer in April, there are plenty of other must-attend PGA Tour stops that our Startle.com team has on the radar—check out which ones are up to par. AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, Feb. 7-10 Pebble Beach is regarded as one of ...

Bubba Watson, Charlie Beljan blame panic attacks on poor eating habits

By Emily Kay on Jan 3, 6:58p + For Bubba Watson, acid reflux caused by poor eating habits led to multiple panic attacks, while Charlie Beljan said his anxiety stemmed from not eating enough. The golfers, in Hawaii for this week’s PGA Tour kickoff, chatted with reporters about needing ...

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Bubba Watson takes panic attacks in stride

By Emily Kay on Jan 3, 9:48a + Bubba Watson is prone to panic attacks, some so serious that he’s checked himself into hospitals for tests, the reigning Masters champ said Wednesday, ahead of this week’s Tournament of Champions. With Charlie Beljan at Kapalua for his first start since ...

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9 Questions For Golf’s 2013 Season

Among the most pressing question: What will Bubba Watson serve for dinner at the Masters? “When you show up for dinner on Tuesday night, that’s when you’ll find out,” Watson said. “That’s what I mean,” Watson said. With a wink and a smile, he walked over to the first tee ...

What to expect in 2013: No. 5, Bubba Watson

We continue with the Masters champ, Bubba Watson. What he did in 2012: Watson entire body of work in 2012 was pretty impressive, but when you look back on his season, it will likely be remembered for one shot — that being the gap-wedge slinger he produced from the pine straw on ...

Twitter highlights from 2012 with Usain Bolt, Rio Ferdinand, Michael Phelps and more

They say it’s the organiser’s fault, but I blame myself.’ - Twitter user impersonating an unoccupied Olympic chair Another athlete having fun on Twitter this year was Bubba Watson. After winning his first Major he told the world how he felt in quite simple terms, tweeting: 'Feels Good To ...

Bubba Watson talks Masters, Oakley and who would win in a basketball game against his wife

Bubba Watson — Getty Images Bubba Watson is the current Masters champion. He is one of the biggest personalities on tour and has recently signed a deal with Oakley, a company that seems to fit hand-in-hand with how Bubba plays the game of golf. I've had a chance to golf ...

Bubba Watson: Deer antler spray users have “mental problems”

By Emily Kay on Jan 31, 9:09a + Bubba Watson has no idea what deer antler spray is but he knows he wants nothing to do with it and wonders about the mental health of anyone who would use the illicit substance. The reigning Masters champ walked off the TPC Scottsdale course after ...

Watson The Only Top 10 Seed Left At Match Play : NPR

One day after Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods went home, more top seeds followed Friday in the Match Play Championship until Masters champion Bubba Watson was the only seed from the top 10 remaining at Dove Mountain. And even that wasn't easy. Watson, the No. 8 seed, missed two ...

Watson rebounds from missed cut to get Match Play win

MARANA, Arizona (Reuters) - Masters champion Bubba Watson banished memories of a missed cut last week with a barn-storming finish to complete a 2&1 victory in the first round of the snow-hit WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Thursday. The American left-hander, who holed out from ...

Leaner and lighter Bubba set for PGA return

REUTERS - Masters champion Bubba Watson will be much leaner and lighter than usual when he returns to PGA Tour action at this week's Phoenix Open after pulling out before the start of last week's event in San Diego because of flu. The American left-hander has endured a rough start to his ...

Bubba Watson back on course after illness, wants no part of deer-antler spray

Bubba Watson back on course after illness, wants no part of deer-antler spray SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Bubba Watson wants no part of deer-antler spray. The name alone makes the Masters champion a bit squeamish. "It sounds like something I would never want near me. ... I don't even know ...

Masters Champion Bubba Watson Joins Oakley Golf

Thu, Jan 3, 2013, 12:11 PM EST - U.S. Markets close in 3 hrs 49 mins Bubba Watson in Oakley Performance Golf Apparel (Photo: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL Oakley, Inc. today announced the addition of Bubba Watson to its family of professional golfers who put their faith in ...

Bubba Watson survives miscue to reach third round of match play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Masters winner Bubba Watson survived a missed 2-foot putt on the 18th hole Friday to reach the third round of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. Matt Kuchar, Steve Stricker, Webb Simpson and defending champion Hunter Mahan also moved on in a ...

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