The Latest: Golfer Bubba Watson plans to help flood victims

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local): 6 p.m. Golfer Bubba Watson says he's dealt with hurricanes from his years of living in Florida. But he's never seen the type of destruction around his home like the recent floods in West Virginia. Watson is participating in this week's Bridgestone Invitational in Akron...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson captures footage of the flooding that caused PGA Tour to cancel event

The PGA Tour was scheduled to come to West Virginia for the annual Greenbrier Classic in early July, but the Tour was forced to cancel the event after heavy flooding has devastated the region. A number of small towns in West Virginia have suffered catastrophic damage, and at least 24 people have died according to the Weather Channel.Bubba Watson, who owns a home in Greenbrier County...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: The Old White TPC is covered in water

Hope @The_Greenbrier drys out soon!! #GreenbrierClassic #hole18-17-1 — bubba watson (@bubbawatson) June 23, 2016 Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson lives on the property of the legendary Greenbrier golf course so he gets to see it a ton. Unfortunately, Greenbrier doesn’t look as beautiful as it normally does to to heavy rain that caused flooding...
Via The GP Golf Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson not afraid of Zika, looking forward to Olympics

Many golfers, and athletes in general, have backed out of the Olympics due to Zika concerns, but this has not fazed Bubba Watson. Watson is excited at the chance to represent the United States in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and he plans to participate if he qualifies, as he told the Chicago Tribune: “For me, if I get in, it’s a no-brainer.” That’s a pretty simple...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson is taking his son to the movies before his U.S. Open tee time

Bubba Watson had only a few holes to finish up Friday morning from this first round of the 2016 U.S. Open, which was suspended Thursday after a storm engulfed Oakmont.Watson resumed play at 7:30 a.m. ET and was done before 9 a.m.Since 78 players didn't hit a single shot on Thursday, there's a lot of golf that needs to be played Friday before Round 2 can officially begin. Watson's...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson rocks high top shoes at Oakmont

  Golf has certainly come a long way from the “boring” and “not cool” days and it shows with all of the unique personalities on the PGA Tour, as well as a strong following on social media. The same goes for style too, as we’ve seen golfers wear snapbacks and high top shoes. Well, the high tops are back once again. After Keegan Bradley and Rickie Fowler rocked their swagtastic...
Via The GP Golf Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

VIdeo: Bubba Watson nails trick shot from rough at Oakmont

This week, the U.S. Open Tournament takes place at Oakmont Country Club, arguably one of the toughest courses on tour. However, Bubba Watson is trying to show everyone that it’s not that hard to work your way out of the rough at the course. Just days ahead of the first round of the tournament, Watson took to the rough just off one of the greens during a practice round. He got...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson's trick shot is the best way to conquer Oakmont's rough

The U.S. Open course at Oakmont this week is expected to be one of the toughest in the championship's storied history. The greens are lightning quick. The rough is just about as thick as it gets. And it's a long course -- really long. Bubba Watson seems to have figured out how to conquer the daunting rough, though.He pulled off a ridiculous trick shot during a practice round at Oakmont...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubba Watson opens up about fears, ‘mental issues’

Bubba Watson is not one of the more well-liked players on the PGA Tour, and a lot of that might have to do with him being misunderstood. Sharyn Alfonsi of “60 Minutes” recently profiled Watson, and what she discovered is that the 37-year-old could be the most anxious Masters champion in golf history. Watson and his caddie Ted Scott opened up about Bubba’s fears, and there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bubba Watson’s wedgied half-court shot is actually kinda impressive

Pro golfer Bubba Watson was on hand for Tuesday’s Orlando Magic game against the Brooklyn Nets and was given the chance to put up some half-court shots during halftime. The odds were good that whatever happened it would make for a solid golf reference (“hole-in-one!” or “It lipped out!”). Instead, Watson managed to do something utterly uncommon when it comes to half-court...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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