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Bubba Watson

Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson, Jr. (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. One of the few left-handed golfers on tour, he is a major champion, the winner of the Masters Tournament in 2012. Among the longest drivers on the PGA Tour, in 2007 he had an average drive of 315.2 yards (288.2 m) and can hit a ball over 350 yards (320 m), capable of generating a ball speed up to 194 mph (312 km/h)]. Watson won the 2012 Masters Tournament after defeating Louis Oosthuizen on the second sudden death playoff hole. The win elevated Watson to a career-high fourth place in the Official World Golf Ranking. Watson was born and raised in Bagdad, Florida, near Pensacola. He played on the golf team at Milton High School, which had featured future PGA Tour members Heath Slocum and Boo Weekley just before he attended. Watson played golf for Faulkner State Community College in nearby Baldwin County, Alabama, where he was a junior college All-American. He transferred to the University of Georgia, the defending NCAA champions, and played for the Bulldogs in 2000 and 2001. As a junior, Watson helped lead the Bulldogs to the SEC title in 2000. Watson turned professional in

Bubba Watson -- I'm the KING of Mini-Golf ... Watch This Insane Shot!

Bubba Watson
I'M THE KING OF MINI-GOLF Watch This Insane Shot!

Happy Gilmore ain't got NUTHIN' on Bubba Watson ... at least, when it comes to putt putt golf -- and Bubba shot a crazy video of a trick mini-golf shot to prove it. The 35-year-old PGA champ… READ MORE >

Golfer Bubba Watson -- Hits Waffle House After Masters Win ... Grilled Cheese, Please!

Golfer Bubba Watson
Hits Waffle House After Masters Win ... Grilled Cheese, Please!

After winning the biggest golf tournament in the country, Masters champion Bubba Watson only had one thing on his mind -- THE WAFFLE HOUSE. Right after putting on his green jacket, the… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
PGA Star Punches Mark Wahlberg

PGA Star
Punches Mark Wahlberg

PGA star Bubba Watson doesn't just hit golf balls ... he also hits movie stars -- and last night he stepped into the ring with Mark Wahlberg for a one-on-one boxing lesson. Watson -- who's in L.A.… READ MORE >

- 1318 days ago

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