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PGA Tour: Bubba Watson should set sights on Hall of Fame

Bubba Watson It was another tense, pressure-packed Sunday on the PGA Tour, but at the end of the day, the best player in the tournament was the one that got to raise the trophy at Connecticut’s Travelers Championship. Bubba Watson, now the world No. 3, defeated Paul Casey on the second hole of sudden death by sinking a timely 12-footer for birdie. This one will go in the books...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson beats Paul Casey in Travelers Championship playoff

  Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second time. Casey had overcome a three-stroke deficit with five to play, tying Watson at 16-under-par 264. But Casey lost his chance at the title while playing the par-4 18th for the third time, when his third shot from a greenside bunker...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watson wins Travelers Championship on 2nd playoff hole

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Bubba Watson made an 8-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole Sunday to outlast Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship for the second time. Casey had overcome a three-stroke deficit with five to play, tying Watson at 16-under 264. But Casey lost his chance at the title while playing the par-4 18th for the third time, when his third shot from a greenside...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Harman passes Watson, takes Travelers Championship lead

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Brian Harman birdied the 18th hole for a 5-under 65 on Saturday and a one-stroke lead over fellow Georgia left-hander Bubba Watson and Canadian Graham DeLaet in the Travelers Championship. Looking for his second PGA Tour victory, Harman had a bogey-free round to take a 14-under 196 total into the final round at TPC River Highlands. Harman hit a 149-yard wedge...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers shoots 63 to move into contention at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Patrick Rodgers shot a 7-under 63 after barely making the cut to move within two shots of the lead at the Travelers Championship. The 22-year-old former Stanford star made his PGA Tour debut at this tournament a year ago. He played in the day's first group Saturday and is at 9 under with a round to go. He shot a bogey-free round. Five of his seven birdies came...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Watson maintains lead after second round of Travelers

  Bubba Watson was forced to think a bit more Friday at the Travelers Championship, where the wind was a little stronger, the greens a bit firmer and the pin placements more challenging. The long-hitting lefty shot a 3-under 67 to maintain the two-stroke lead he took with an opening 62. "(Thursday) I added it up after I left the media center, I had three holes I didn't have a wedge...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watson extends lead during morning round at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Bubba Watson shot a 67 to extend his lead to three strokes midway through the second round of the Travelers Championship. Watson began the day with a two-stroke lead after an opening 62. He made three birdies Friday during a bogey-free round to enter weekend play at 11-under par. He says he was forced to play more conservatively because of the wind. Scott Brown...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) Bubba Watson hit to inches on the final hole for the last his nine birdies in an 8-under 62 on Thursday in the first round of the Travelers Championship. Watson had a two-stroke lead in the event he won in 2010 for his first PGA Tour title. He has finished in the top 20 five times in eight previous starts at TPC River Highlands. The two-time Masters champion...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rory vs. Jordan -- it's on, and it's great

UNVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- It happened so quickly. No, not the three-putt par from Dustin Johnson on the 72nd hole of the 115th U.S. Open after having an eagle putt moments earlier that would have won him his first major. Fans around the world who had spent the better part of four days wondering why the U.S. Open was at Chambers Bay got their answer when Johnson’s miss gave a second...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reigning champ Kaymer, Watson, Fowler miss cut at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Martin Kaymer's run as the reigning U.S. Open champion is over, sealed with a triple bogey. Kaymer missed the cut Friday when the second round of the U.S. Open concluded. Kaymer shot 74, but it was a triple bogey he took on the 10th hole that left him trying to catch up on the back nine. Kaymer missed right of the green from the fairway and could never...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Travelers Championship announces 2015 player field

Bubba Watson returns to Travelers Championship. (Photo/Justin Soderberg/Mill City Sports)The 2015 Travelers Championship will be played from June 22 to 28 at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. With the tournament just around the corner, the official player field has been announced. This year’s tournament features many of the top players on the PGA Tour including three...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Spieth, Day, Rose in Friday's first featured FOX Sports GO group

Day 2 coverage of the U.S. Open will again highlight golf's biggest names on FOX Sports GO. Two featured groups have been selected for enhanced online coverage: Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Justin Rose tee off at 11:15 a.m. ET, and Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson and Angel Cabrera get started at 4:33 p.m. ET. The beginning holes will be featured on USOpen.com. FOX Sports GO coverage...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson says U.S. Open outburst directed at himself

UNIVERSITY PARK, Wash. — There were double-bogeys to start each of his nine-hole splits, but it was what happened at the very end that got a mini-eruption from Bubba Watson. “Pathetic for a professional golfer,” Watson could be heard shouting after his second shot into the 604-yard, par-5 18th in the first round of the 115th U.S. Open. The immediate reaction was that something...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson spazzes over pace of play at US Open (Video)

Things started out rough for Bubba Watson at the U.S. Open on Thursday, and he was caught on camera blaming the pace of play at one point. After hitting a poor second shot at the par-5 18th, Watson swung his club in frustration and complained about the speed of his round. Bubba Watson just shouted...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Ewart-Shadoff, Watson sink incredible sideways putts

OK there some things in professional golf that just show how incredible some of these players are. Jodi Ewart-Shadoff nails an unbelievable sideways putt and gets nothing but cup at the Women’s PGA Championship. She wasn’t going to win the tournament but with a putt like that, she needs the “Deadeye” award! Here’s the video of her amazing putt: 30 feet of break on 7. ...
Via The GP Golf Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

This Bubba Watson putt at Chambers Bay was insane

Bubba Watson is showing that not even the most difficult greens will stand in his way at the US Open at Chambers Bay next week. Watson, who will be paired with Phil Mickelson and Angel Cabrera when the US Open begins the first round of play Thursday, shared a video on Twitter of him sinking...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bubba Watson hits ridiculous putt during U.S. Open practice

Twitter Bubba Watson spent part of Friday reading the greens of Chambers Bay Golf Course, the site of next week’s 115th U.S. Open in Tacoma, Washington. Without looking at the hole, let me repeat, without looking at the hole, Bubba hit a putt and let the slope do the work.  This is goofy. Putting & reading the greens well so far!! Good read @jtedscott!!#USOpenChambersBay...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson played 30 ft of break to hole this incredible putt

Inspired by Jodi Ewart Shadoff playing 30 ft of break to hole this incredible putt on No. 7 during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA -- Bubba Stewart decided to do it too...back to the hole at Chambers Bay Golf Course, Putting & reading the greens well so far!! Good read @jtedscott!!#USOpenChambersBay pic.twitter.com/9Iobm55qUS— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) June 12,...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Read what this golf course’s sprinkler marker says

Golf is full of some wonderful, wonderful people. Some of the friendliest people in the world are golf enthusiasts. However, golf can also be one of the cockiest sports as well. You know there’s always that guy who thinks he can make every par-5 in two. Well, this golf course in Illinois decided to poke fun at those so called “Golf course tough guys”. On one of the holes...
Via The GP Golf Report
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba taking big breaks before majors; no British for Shark

Bubba Watson has played only nine times this year, tied with Rory McIlroy for the fewest of any player among the top 75 on the PGA Tour money list. Watson played the Cadillac Championship at Doral and took off four weeks before the Masters. He is in the middle of a four-week break before showing up at the U.S. Open. The two-time Masters champion is simply trying to find the right...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The letter Tiger Woods sent young boy being bullied

Last week Tiger Woods wrote a letter to a boy named Dillon who had been bullied and attempted suicide because he struggles with a stutter. Ron Sirak of Golf Digest has secured the Tiger letter. Golf Digest Dillon wrote a letter back to Sophie Gustafson, who has been mentoring Dillon, to tell Ron Sirak of Golf Digest thank you for getting things set in motion. “Thank...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods says he hasn’t slept since breakup with Lindsey Vonn

Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports During Tiger Woods’ press conference at the Players Championship on Tuesday he gave one of his most human answers when he talked about the month of May. His father, Earl Woods, passed away on May 3rd in 2006, and now, he’s dealing with a break-up after he and Lindsey Vonn decided to end their three-year relationship. “This three-day stretch...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson tags along on birthday date with Rickie Fowler, girlfriend (pic)

Ever since their time as two of the founding members of the Golf Boys, Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson have been tight. The dynamic duo of golf goofiness apparently are so close, in fact, that Watson recently tagged along on a date with Fowler and his girlfriend, Alexis Randock. Sure, playing the role of third wheel...Read More The post Bubba Watson tags along on birthday date with...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson pulled of the most insane golf trick shot in China you'll see this week

Bubba Watson and his caddie pulled of the baseball style golf trick shot.[Kyle Newport]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bubba Watson hits golf ball with driver using baseball swing

When you’re Bubba Watson and the fourth-ranked golfer in the world, the sport comes easy.  That includes hitting a golf ball with his driver as though he was Ichiro (or Bryce Harper or another left-handed baseball player). I’m not sure why he says “you’re welcome” at the end. It isn’t like I thanked him for doing this. But whatever, Bubba Watson is quietly one of the...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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