Olympics-Golf-Americans aim for sweep, braced for wildlife, wind (Reuters)

August 9th, 2016

By Liana B. Baker RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. men’s golf team are hoping for a sweep of the medals as they prepare to encounter a variety of wildlife as well as windy conditions that could make the sport’s return to the Olympics after 112 years a high-scoring contest. While Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar all arrived in Rio on Monday after competing at the Travelers Championship in the United States, Rickie Fowler has been in the city for several days and has played the course twice. “It’s all about what the wind does,” Fowler said on Tuesday at a news conference.

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Watch Bubba Watson take calling out your caddie to the next level

August 5th, 2016

Bubba Watson’s caddie Ted Scott has become a frequent trend on social media for his interaction with Bubba on the course. This time is no different.

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Travelers: Bubba Watson three back of leaders

August 4th, 2016

Vaughn Taylor, Andrew Loupe and Jerry Kelly are tied at six under, holding the first round lead by a stroke.

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Travelers Championship to provide US Olympic golf preview

August 3rd, 2016

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) – Three-quarters of the U.S. men’s Olympic golf team will be playing together in Connecticut this week. Bubba Watson, Patrick Reed and Matt Kuchar are scheduled to go out as a trio Thursday and Friday for the first two rounds of the Travelers Championship. The fourth member …

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Fantasy Golf Podcast: Is Bubba Watson a smart play at the Travelers Championship?

August 3rd, 2016

Fantasy Golf Podcast: Is Bubba Watson a smart play at the Travelers Championship?

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Vegas Makes Henrik Stenson, not Bubba Watson, a huge favorite to win the Olympics

August 3rd, 2016

Vegas Makes Henrik Stenson, not Bubba Watson, a huge favorite to win the Olympics

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Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson ready for Rio Games

August 2nd, 2016

Patrick Reed and Bubba Watson are gearing up for the Olympics, showing their pride a week early.

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Watson won’t waver from Travelers commitment

August 1st, 2016

There never was a question in Bubba Watson’s mind that he was going to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next week, even as other top players dropped out over fears of the Zika virus.

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Watson won’t waver from Travelers commitment (The Associated Press)

August 1st, 2016

There never was a question in Bubba Watson’s mind that he was going to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next week, even as other top players dropped out over fears of the Zika virus. Watson also said he always was going to defend his title in the Travelers Championship this week, even though it means he will miss the opening ceremonies in Rio. “We took that into consideration, about (how) the Olympics just throws the whole schedule off,” said Watson, who also claimed the Travelers at TPC River Highlands for his first PGA Tour victory in 2010.

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Bubba Watson says he ‘can’t wait’ to get to Rio

July 26th, 2016

Bubba Watson says he ‘can’t wait’ to get to Rio

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