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PGA Tour: Jason Day gains momentum with Canadian Open win

Jason Day On Sunday, Jason Day, known to some as a talented player who struggles with closing out tournaments, took another big step towards shedding that reputation once and for all. At the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club, Day buried a long birdie putt on the par 5 18th and gave himself a two stroke lead over the final group of Bubba Watson and David Hearn. That putt...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Day wins Canadian Open with birdie-filled finish

OAKVILLE, Ontario -- Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. Day made a 20-foot putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke victory over Bubba Watson. Day finished at 17-under 271 at Glen Abbey. Day was coming off a fourth-place tie Monday in the British Open...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. Day made a 20-foot putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke victory over Bubba Watson. Day finished at 17-under 271 at Glen Abbey. Day was coming off a fourth-place tie Monday in the British...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. Day made a 20-foot putt on the par-5 18th for a 4-under 68 and a one-stroke victory over Bubba Watson. Day finished at 17-under 271 at Glen Abbey. Day was coming off a fourth-place tie Monday in the British...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian Open: Hearn leads after Round 3; Watson, Day 2 back

OAKVILLE, Ontario -- David Hearn moved into position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 61 years, taking a two-stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day on Saturday. Hearn, from Brantford, birdied the par-3 15th and par-5 16th, but dropped a stroke on the par-4 17th and closed with a par for a 4-under 68 and a 15-under 201 total at Glen Abbey. Pat Fletcher...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Canada's David Hearn leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) David Hearn moved into position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 61 years, taking a two-stroke lead over Bubba Watson and Jason Day on Saturday. Hearn, from Brantford, birdied the par-3 15th and par-5 16th, but dropped a stroke on the par-4 17th and closed with a par for a 4-under 68 and a 15-under 201 total at Glen Abbey. Pat Fletcher...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson misses cut at Old Course as links struggles continue

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- After a day in which he made 15 golf swings and required 12 hours to do so, Bubba Watson had an early departure from the 144th British Open. But is it any surprise from a guy who can shape golf balls around towering pine trees that he also saw the silver lining in that disappointment? CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings - The Open Championship

Jordan Spieth. Yes, Jordan Spieth. I'm just preparing you for what you'll be hearing everyday in the run-up to The Open Championship. Jordan Spieth. Well, his name and Rickie Fowler's, since there needs to be some sort of manufactured rivalry. There's not a whole lot else to talk about in the world of golf with Rory McIlroy set to miss The Open at St. Andrews, Tiger Woods appearing...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro golfer Bubba Watson removing Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

Bubba Watson won't fly the Confederate flag. The professional golfer announced on Twitter that he is painting over the one emblazoned on the roof of his "General Lee" Dodge Charger and replacing it with an American flag, amid the controversy surrounding the embattled symbol. The two-time Masters Tournament winner bought the car at an auction in 2012for $110,000. "Lee 1" was the...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson is an idiot and a coward

Professional golfer Bubba Watson took to Twitter yesterday to announce he was removing the Confederate flag from the roof of one of the original General Lee cars that was featured in the "Dukes of Hazzard" television show. Bubba bought this car several years ago because he was a fan of the "Dukes of Hazzard." So much of a fan that he was willing to pay $110,000 for the car.  Amazingly...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in ''The Dukes of Hazzard'' television series. The two-time Masters champ said Friday he'll replace it with the U.S. flag on the roof of the ''General Lee 01.'' Confederate symbols have been the focus of debate since nine people were killed June 17 at an African-American...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on General Lee

When Bubba Watson started making all kinds of money on the PGA Tour several years ago, one of the first things he bought was the original General Lee car that was used in the “Dukes of Hazzard” TV series from the 1980s. A collector’s item like that is best kept in its original state, but...Read More
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson To Paint Over Confederate Flag On His General Lee Car

Bubba Watson is joining the ranks of Americans doing their part to remove the confederate flag from society. The professional golfer announced Thursday he’ll be painting an American flag over the Confederate flag on the top of his General Lee, the 1969 Dodge Charger used by the Duke brothers in the 1980s TV show “The Dukes of Hazzard.” All men ARE created equal, I believe...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson to paint over the Confederate flag on his General Lee car

You may remember when Bubba Watson became the proud owner of the General Lee 01 in 2012 after spending $110,000 at auction to win the iconic orange 1969 Dodge Charger used by the Duke brothers in the popular 80s TV show "Dukes of Hazzard." On Thursday, Watson weighed in with his opinion of the Confederate flag dispute as it relates to his prized car — and decided to cover up...
Via The Other Paper
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson: Time to paint over Confederate flag on General Lee

The famous “General Lee” car used in the TV show “Dukes of Hazzard” will be getting a long overdue roof makeover. In line with the wave of reconsideration about the use of the Confederate flag after the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, the car’s owner, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson says that he’ll painting an American flag over the current one...
Via Low Brow Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson to ruin Dukes of Hazard General Lee by painting over Confederate flag

Bubba Watson announced on Twitter that he will ruin his John Schneider signed, Dukes of Hazard's 1969 Dodge Charger 'General Lee' by painting over the Confederate flag. Up next? Not capitalizing 'Confederate?'Bubba, before taking a #2 on 01 All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee #USA— bubba watson (@bubbawatson...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson to paint over Confederate flag on General Lee

In response to the increasing controversy surrounding the Confederate flag, Bubba Watson announced on Thursday that he will paint over the one located on the roof of the “Dukes of Hazzard” General Lee 1969 Dodge Charger he has owned since 2012. All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the...Read More The post Bubba Watson will paint over Confederate flag...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Bacon golf mailbag: Bubba Watson gives golf a darn strong No. 3

I’m not sure we’ve talked about this dream start to the PGA Tour season, so let me just say THIS HAS BEEN A DREAM START TO THE PGA TOUR SEASON! Ahem. Excuse me, got a bit excited there. Jordan Spieth ... I’m sorry, let me call him by his real name, 21-Year-Old Jordan Spieth, has won the first two majors and is vying for the toughest accomplishment in all of sports in the Grand...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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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June 29, 2015  |  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...
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June 28, 2015  |  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...
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June 28, 2015  |  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...
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June 27, 2015  |  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...
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June 26, 2015  |  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
June 26, 2015  |  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...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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