Home comforts a bonus for Watson at The Greenbrier

July 1st, 2014

(Reuters) – Masters champion Bubba Watson will look to make the most of his recently acquired home advantage as he bids for a third PGA Tour victory of the year at Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The American world number three moved into the luxurious resort at The Greenbrier with his family only a month ago and has played several practice rounds on the Old White …

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GOLF CHANNEL PREVIEW: Bubba Watson’s Post-Masters “Bubba Tour”

May 8th, 2014

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson received a hero’s welcome back in his hometown of Bagdad on Florida’s Panhandle

May 6th, 2014

For Bubba Watson to understand how far he has traveled in life, he had to go home again, to the hamlet of Bagdad (pop. 3,761) on Florida’s Panhandle. He rolled into town in a sleek Mercedes sedan 11 days after his second Masters victory, and all of Bagdad was dressed up for the daylong Bubbapalooza: Hand-lettered signs adorned the front windows of many of the small, tidy homes; large banners flew in front of businesses, the proprietors bragging that they were BUBBA PROUD…
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Bubba Back Home, and the Secrets to his Success

May 6th, 2014

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BUBBA! Family, Fame & Fortune

May 6th, 2014

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Bubba masters Augusta again

April 15th, 2014

ESPN – AUGUSTA, Ga. — In his life, Bubba Watson of Bagdad, Fla. (pop: 1,490), has purchased exactly one sport coat. It’s pink. He’s never worn it.
He has two sport coats he didn’t pay for. They’re green. He likes wearing those a lot.
He won his second one Sunday at the Masters, where, as usual, he spent the week turning golf upside down, inside out and every which way but normal.

For instance …

Q: What other pro do you know who would run a five-question trivia contest on his Twitter feed less than three hours before he was supposed to tee off in the final group of the biggest tournament of the year?
A: Nobody.
Q: What other pro do you know would answer the following question in his victory news conference this way? “Do you feel like this validates you as an elite player?”
Bubba: “No, no. I just got lucky enough to have two green jackets. … I’m just trying to keep my tour card. … I’m not out here for everybody to tell me how great I am. I play golf because I love it.”

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A ‘Magnificent Blessing’: Bubba and Angie Watson share their adoption story

April 9th, 2014

ADOPTION SHARE- Bubba Watson. Respected golfer, beloved husband, adoptive father and committed Christian. In the history of golf, there has never been anyone quite like Bubba. Since showing up on the PGA scene, golf arguably has never been the same. With a youthful, laid-back persona, Bubba has taken is knack at golf and turned it into one more way he can live out his faith, stewart his gift, love his wife Angie, and be an example to his son Caleb.

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Bubba Watson Voted February PGA TOUR Player of the Month Presented by Avis

March 13th, 2014

AVIS –  PARSIPPANY, N.J. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2012 – PGA TOUR and Avis Car Rental announced today that Masters champion Bubba Watson has been voted the April PGA TOUR Player of the Month presented by Avis. On behalf of Watson, Avis, the official rental car company of the PGA TOUR, will make a $50,000 contribution to The First Tee of Northwest Florida.

In a fan decision on PGATOUR.COM, Watson received 53 percent of the votes and outpolled Hunter Mahan, Carl Pettersson and Jason Dufner. The four were nominated by a panel of national media for their performances during the month of April.

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The Lowdown on Bubba Watsons bulletproof truck

March 7th, 2014

Bubba Watson introduced us to his very un-goofy bulletproof truck late last month. He collaborated with Oakley — yes, the sunglass and apparel company — to add to his growing collection of vehicles. But aside from the video shot from a phone, we didn't get many details on the truck. Now we have some insight from Oakley.

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Bubba’s bogey-free weekend leads to victory at Riviera

February 18th, 2014

USA Today – LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bubba Watson wasn’t about to let another chance get away.

Two weeks after Watson made a pair of late bogeys in the Phoenix Open, he delivered the best closing round at Riviera in some three decades. Watson played the final 39 holes without a bogey and shot a 7-under 64 on Sunday to win the Northern Trust Open.

It was his first victory in 22 months and 41 tournaments worldwide dating to the 2012 Masters.

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