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Bubba Watson shows off his trick-shot touch around the green

Even in the pro-am at Pebble Beach, we don't think this shot by Bubba Watson is allowed.But, man, it should be.Just off the green, Watson pops up the ball, volleys it off the club blade to his left hand, then tosses the ball onto the green, where it rolls in.
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watson likes everything about Phoenix Open - except course

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bubba Watson repeated that he doesn't like TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course. He also said he loves everything else about the Waste Management Phoenix Open. ''I will have to say, I have to apologize,'' Watson said Friday, two days after criticizing the renovated course and saying he was only playing the tournament out of loyalty to his sponsors. ''I used the...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson loudly booed after critical comments on Phoenix Open changes

Golf fans aren’t exactly known as a boisterous bunch, but the folks at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale certainly break that mold. The crowd on the 16th hole are particularly notorious for being a rowdy bunch. Oftentimes that reputation comes from poking fun at players or booing those who can’t hit the green on the short par-3 hole. Something was different on Thursday...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson on TPC Scottsdale: 'I don't like it at all'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Bubba Watson took a big swing at TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course -- with his mouth, not his driver."I don't like it," Watson said Wednesday, a day before the start of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. "I'm not going to PC it. I don't like it at all."The long-hitting Watson has played well on the course, tying for second the last two seasons."Obviously, I'm here...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson on TPC Scottsdale: 'I don't like it at all.'

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bubba Watson took a big swing at TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course - with his mouth, not his driver. ''I don't like it,'' Watson said Wednesday, a day before the start of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. ''I'm not going to PC it. I don't like it at all.'' The long-hitting Watson has played well on the course, tying for second the last two seasons. ''Obviously...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson lists Tiger Woods’ old house for $5.6 million

  Bubba Watson bought the infamous “Scandal House” that Tiger Woods owned when the news broke of his sex scandal back in 2009 but now has listed it for sale.   Woods sold the house to Watson in 2013 and he did major remodeling to the home which includes a private boat dock among other things. The house also features seven bedrooms, a theater, wet bar, two-story patio and a...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Coaching Tiger? Watson does what legend taught him, wins HWC

NASSAU, BahamasA few years after Bubba Watson made it onto the PGA Tour, he started waking up early to play practice rounds with Tiger Woods. He didn't ask a lot of questions of the world's No. 1 player who already had 14 majors when he was 32."I learn by watching and listening," Watson said. "So I just watched. How would you not want to learn from the best player of our generation...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Golf Capsules

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Bubba Watson wasn't even planning to play in the Hero Challenge. He left no doubt Sunday who was going to win. Watson quickly stretched his two-shot lead by making four birdies in seven holes. He was never seriously challenged, sailing home to a 6-under 66 for a three-shot victory over Patrick Reed at Albany Golf Club and a trophy from tournament host Tiger...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watson wins World Challenge by 3 shots

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Bubba Watson wasn't even planning to play in the Hero World Challenge. He left no doubt Sunday who was going to win. With two quick birdies, Watson was never seriously challenged at Albany Golf Club and sailed home to a 6-under 66 for a three-shot victory over Patrick Reed. Watson didn't make a bogey all weekend until the final hole, and by then it didn't...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watson ties course record and takes 2-shot lead in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Bubba Watson holed out with a 7-iron for eagle and tied the course record with a 9-under 63 Saturday to build a two-shot lead after three rounds at the Hero World Challenge. Watson tied the record at Albany Golf Club set 10 minutes earlier by Paul Casey, who made nine birdies in his first 13 holes before closing with five pars for his 63 that left him two...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba has clubs, will travel around the world

SHANGHAI (AP) Bubba Watson is in China this week, Japan next week, and there's one more stop in Thailand before the year is over. Golf is more global than ever, and the two-time Masters champion wants to be part of it. ''I wanted to win outside the U.S.,'' Watson said Wednesday on the eve of his title defense in the HSBC Champions. ''And after getting a taste of victory outside...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Little John Daly is coolest Halloween costume ever

On Halloween, most kids will dress up as their favorite super hero or perhaps a villain. Well, this kid decided to dress up as his favorite golfer which is none other than John Daly. That’s right, this kid dressed up as John Daly and it’s about as spot on and adorable as you can get. Take a look at “Lil John” below! Amazing! Even the hair is there! Driver in hand too, ready...
Via The GP Golf Report
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Jordan Spieth save American golf? Probably not

Whenever a prolific player is playing in his prime, the sport of golf usually grows in popularity. Thanks to Tiger Woods, the golfing world is well aware of the impact one individual can have on the perception and financial prosperity of the sport as a whole.    Now that it is safe to say that Tiger is out of the picture, a superstar is needed to energize a game that is...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson should have taken his hovercraft to the Presidents Cup

YouTube Bubba Watson and 11 of his American cohorts are in Incheon City, Korea for the Presidents Cup.  Watson probably hopped a plane, maybe out of New York City and flew there.  But maybe he should have left a week ago and taken his sick, one-of-a-kind $20,000 hovercraft. Planning stops for gas would have been tough and teammates would have fought for shotgun, but whatever.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson attends minor league game, takes on top prospect

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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson sits out pro-am with back strain

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson skipped the Deutsche Bank Championship pro-am Thursday because of a mild back injury. Watson suffered a mild strain of his back during the weekend of The Barclays, where he finished third. His agent, Jens (pronounced YENTZ) Beck, says Watson received therapy the last few days. His trainer recommended one more day of rest...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Barclays Round 3 live blog: Bubba Watson looks to add to lead

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Via Fox Sports
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Loses No. 1 Ranking, Misses Cut In First FedEx Cup Playoff Event

EDISON, N.J. — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking. Bubba Watson, momentarily distracted by a rare warning for taking too long to play a shot, recovered with a birdie on the 18th hole at Plainfield Country Club for a 2-under 68 and a one-shot lead going into the weekend at the opening FedEx Cup playoff event. Trying...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Inbee Park is golf’s most dangerous player by a mile

  In a world where we’ve seen a new generation of talent rise on the PGA Tour, with guys like Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Bubba Watson leading the charge, the Tour has since grown in popularity. However, another Tour that has shined bright is the LPGA Tour thanks to the unbelievable job done by commissioner Mike Whan and the talent that has risen.   Who’s leading...
Via The GP Golf Report
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth starts Barclays with un-Spieth-like 74

EDISON, N.J. -- The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months. Spieth shot a 40 on his back nine and opened The Barclays with a 74. It was his highest score since he had a 75 in The Players Championship, where he missed the cut. Bubba Watson had seven birdies that led to a 5-under 65 and a three-way share of the early lead with...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Watson on 65: I'm so dumb, I'm not going to think about it

By David Kenyon The first tournament of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs teed off on Thursday, and Bubba Watson is off to a respectable start at The Barclays. But according to ESPN’s Jason Sebel, Watson said he won’t have many thoughts about the five-under-par 65 that has him atop the leaderboard, and that "I'm so dumb, I'm not going to think about it." The affable left...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Bubba Watson throwing footballs in QB drill at Saints camp

Could Bubba Watson be considering a switch from golf to football? The No. 4 golfer in the World Golf Rankings was spotted at New Orleans Saints training camp, where he frequently visits, on Thursday. He got into a bit of a quarterback competition with Drew Brees, head coach Sean Payton and the team’s other passers. And the best part? Watson actually wasn’t that bad. Here’s...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Bubba Watson Get Together At Greenbrier (Photos)

The New England Patriots and New Orleans Saints are practicing at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia ahead of their preseason matchup Saturday. Golfer Bubba Watson is a member of the Greenbrier Sporting Club. And that made for a pretty interesting photo op at Thursday’s joint practice, as quarterbacks Tom Brady and Drew Brees posed with Watson. Brady, Bubba & Brees after...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth’s Emergence Great For Future Of Golf

Tiger Woods’ inability to be competitive in major championships had created a huge void for the PGA Tour over the last few seasons. Golf became less exciting as a result, and while rising stars such as Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Adam Scott were able to produce moments of brilliance, none of them have come close to consistently competing at a high level the way Woods did for...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Why didn't Day win a major sooner? Because it ain't easy

If you’ve ever wondered how hard it must be to win a major championship, Sunday at Whistling Straits was a perfect lesson. Jordan Spieth, a winner of two already this season, couldn’t get anything going in his quest to join the elite of elite in golf history (no Jack, no Arnie, no Watson) with three major wins in the same season. Branden Grace had it going early before a double...
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August 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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