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Bubba Watson missed last week’s PGA tournament because he was at the Barrett-Jackson automobile auction, bidding on the modified orange 1969 Dodger Charger from “The Dukes of Hazzard.”
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Golfer Bubba Watson picked up what he calls his dream car at the Barrett-Jackson auto auction this weekend. We wouldn’t find that terribly notable, except Watson bought himself a General Lee.
It’s not just any General Lee, either. It’s Lee 1, which is the car that jumped over the Hazzard County police cruiser in the first episode of The Dukes of Hazzard, perhaps the finest...
Golfer Bubba Watson has paid $110,000 for the car made famous by "The Dukes of Hazzard," the General Lee.
Hundreds of similar 1969 Dodge Chargers were used and wrecked in the filming of the TV series between 1979 and 1985, but Watson's was the first ever used and can be seen jumping over a police car during the opening credits, FOX News reported.
Golfer Bubba Watson bought the General Lee, the famous car from "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV series, for $110,000. Naturally, he was kind enough to share a picture of him with it via his Twitter account.
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By now you've heard about the Bubba Watson driver from Ping that has a pink head and will donate plenty of money to charity.
If you don't know the details, you can check them out right here. But the above picture is from the great Alan Henry's Instagram account, and it is really, really awesome. That's the driver. Thing is a beaut.
Would you hit a pink-headed driver?
What do you do when you’ve won nearly $13 million on the PGA Tour? You buy a badass car used in a TV show, that’s what you do.
Golfer Bubba Watson fulfilled a dream buy purchasing the original General Lee car used in the Dukes of Hazzard TV show. Watson won the car at an auction Saturday with a $110,000 bid. The car was used in the very first episode of the show to jump over...
You know, there are a lot of "can you believe that?"s in sports, but the idea of a man named Bubba buying the iconic car from the most Southern TV series in history isn't exactly a shocker, you know?
Presenting Bubba Watson and his new car:
Watson was at the famed Barrett-Jackson automobile auction this past weekend, and picked up that gem there, which he called his...
Meet the honorary member of the Duke family, PGA golfer Bubba Duke Watson. The San Diego Union-Tribune had a (way-to-long) story on American golfer Bubba Watson Monday, and decribed the Bubba-man as having a “red-neck quirkiness”. To fit that description, he decided to just buy the General Lee hot rod.
This would signify Jeff Foxworthy as now the #2 face of red-necks...
Bubba Watson will wield a pink driver all season in an effort to raise money and cancer awareness.
The long par-4 12th hole on the South Course at Torrey Pines. (Courtesy of D.Hilgart)THERE ARE HORSES FOR COURSES, as the saying goes, so it makes a lot of sense that long-hitting Bubba Watson won last year’s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Of course, Torrey Pines is two 18-hole tracks, the short North Course and the long South Course. How long? At 7,698 yards, the South...
Long hitters Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes both make a return this week at the Farmers Insurance Open, but from very different places, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.
THE 2012 FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN is underway at Torrey Pines (North and South courses) in La Jolla, California. Four players on the North Course, including Bill Haas, currently lead at 5 under. It’s still way early in the first round, though.Purse: $6 millionWinner’s share: $1.044 millionDefending champion: Bubba WatsonInside the fieldTee timesInside the coursesPlayer interviewsTournament...