Sunday at Augusta was as memorable as they get for more of the players. American Bubba Watson left wearing a green jacket after some wizardry on the second playoff hole. Runner-up Louis Oosthuizen carded the fourth ever (first ever televised) albatross. And this poor schmuck took an errant Peter Hanson drive to the chest on the Par 5 8th Sunday afternoon.
Judging by the reactions (or lack thereof) of people standing around this guy, it could have been any of them. Do yourself a favor and pause it at 0:11. Notice how not one of the 20+ people in the shot have any clue that the ball is baring down on their like a meteor. Then watch the guy fall like Glass Joe (or maybe Von Kaiser).
Whatever anyone may think of their gender politics, it's undeniable that at the Masters, they stage the greatest show in sports.
That much was obvious after golf's most thrilling tournament was won, fittingly, by maybe its most thrilling player on an action-packed, sun-soaked Easter Sunday afternoon.
Bubba Watson is a one-of-a-kind.
He's never had a golf lesson in...
Someone wise once said, “It’s not where you start, but where you finish.” Telling words for all athletes and other professionals who have to endure heartache and failure to be able to achieve success. The road for professional athletes to stardom aren’t always the easiest paths to walk. A lot of athletes are given great athletic abilities from God, but they have to work to...
Masters winner Bubba Watson relayed a story to the Scott Van Pelt Show's Ryen Russillo about a radio program that harassed him with 40 phone calls between 3 and 6am. Russillo joked that he hoped it...
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Bubba Watson has won the Master’s. Before he took home the green jacket, he got himself another prize; that he could use for a possible parade lap.
NASCAR and track officials canceled plans to have pro golfer Bubba Watson drive the car from the television series “The Dukes of Hazzard” at Phoenix International Raceway because of concerns about a negative reaction to the infamous...
Bubba Watson wins 2012 Masters by beating Louis Oosthuizen in a playoff with a ridiculous second shot to set up a birdie on the second playoff hole.
Watson was unable to see the green from where he was standing but curled a shot from out of the pine straw and onto the 10th green to set up his first major victory.
Watson and Oosthuizen finished regulation at 10 under 278.
We always have fun on SILVERMAN: On Sports and tonight was no exception. Bubba Watson, Bubba Watson, Bubba Watson. The Georgia Bulldog is your 2012 Masters champion!
There was a great article by the Sporting News exposing Urban Meyer for the fraud that he is and we not only discussed it, but we actually had a caller that graduated from University of Florida that could not defend...
Bubba Watson, the Georgia boy who's never taken a golf lesson or studied his own swing in his life, birdied four holes on the back nine to rally and win The Masters in a two hole playoff against Louis Oosthuizen.
Despite a thrilling finish that saw Bubba Watson storm to the lead on the back nine and eventually defeat Louis Oosthuizen on the second playoff hole, overnight ratings for The Masters on CBS were down 22% from last year, finishing with an 8.1 rating. That is the lowest rating since the 2004 tournament, which drew a 7.3.
One similarity between the 2012 and 2004 tournaments is...
A rowdy fan at the Masters attempted to bring home a cup of Augusta National sand, but instead wound up trapped.
According to The Augusta Chronicle, Scott Gay, a 40-year-old man from Ohio, walked onto the iconic course on an undisclosed hole following Sunday's final round and tried to fill a cup with sand from a bunker.
He was quickly apprehended by security after a short chase...
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