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.
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...
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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...
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...
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Bubba Watson says things sometimes that cause an involuntary move to scratch one’s head before bursting into teary-eyed laughter. This was the case on Sunday during the final round of the PGA Championship when his ball landed on top of an ant hill. Watson was seeking relief for his ball and wondered first if it was red ants he was dealing with. Hilarity ensued as Watson and a...
By Steve DelVecchio Bubba Watson became a household name when he came out of nowhere to win the Masters in 2012. The 36-year-old has played some great golf since then, but he hasn’t made many friends. Watson’s caddie, Ted Scott, tried to explain some of the misconceptions about Bubba in a recent interview with Golf Digest. According to Scott, a lot of Watson’s issues with...
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...
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
Bubba Watson publicly is taking in stride the results of an unflattering poll that indicated he might not be the most-liked player on the PGA Tour. Results of a player poll conducted by ESPN were released on Monday, and it wasn’t complimentary to Watson. The odd scenario posed in the question notwithstanding — “_______ is...Read More The post Bubba Watson on unflattering survey...
Masters week is finally upon us, and Bubba Watson will be looking to defend his green jacket. Let’s just hope he doesn’t wind up having to defend himself in the parking lot. Watson, who won the Masters last year and in 2012, was recently voted as the most disliked player on the PGA Tour by...Read More
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