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Bubba Watson Biography

Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson, Jr 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. Watson has one of the most impressive golf profiles of the whole lot. Watson played golf for Faulkner State Community College in nearby Baldwin County, Alabama, where he was a junior college All-American. As a junior, Watson helped lead the Bulldogs to the SEC title in 2000. Watson turned professional in 2003 and joined the Nationwide Tour where he played until 2005. As a rookie in 2006, he earned $1,019,264 (90th overall) and led the PGA Tour in driving distance at 319.6 yards (292.2 m). Watson claimed his first PGA Tour win on June 27, 2010, in Cromwell, Connecticut, at the Travelers Championship on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff. On January 30, 2011, Watson won his second PGA Tour event, the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing one stroke ahead of runner-up Phil Mickelson. Watson picked up his second win of the 2011 season and third career PGA Tour title on May 1 when he defeated Webb Simpson at the second playoff hole at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Watson's first major championship win came at the 2012 Masters Tournament. The win elevated Watson to a career-high fourth place in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Official: Bubba Watson switches to Volvik Golf ball from Titleist ProV1x
Official: Bubba Watson switches to Volvik Golf ball from Titleist ProV1x
Bubba Watson will be the first big name player to play the Korean Volvik golf ball which comes in a variety of colours and has a dual core.
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: Justin Rose of Great Britain seals gold
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: Justin Rose of Great Britain seals gold
Justin Rose of Great Britain scripts a fairytale story to win gold, the Indian golfers disappoint at Rio.
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: SSP Chawrasia offers hope of a medal before fizzling out, Rickie Fowler steals the show on day 3
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: SSP Chawrasia offers hope of a medal before fizzling out, Rickie Fowler steals the show on day 3
Justin Rose of Great Britain charged up the leaderboard on day 3, while Anirban Lahiri went the other way.
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: SSP Chawrasia sizzles, Anirban Lahiri struggles on day 1
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: SSP Chawrasia sizzles, Anirban Lahiri struggles on day 1
SSP Chawrasia outperformed Anirban Lahiri on Day 1, while Australian Marcus Fraser is the surprising leader after 18 holes.
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: Top 5 ranked players in the field
Rio Olympics 2016, Golf: Top 5 ranked players in the field
Even with the 'Big 4' missing, 4 of the Top 10 golfers in the world will be seen at the Rio Olympics.
Rio Olympics 2016: Olympic golf format & qualification criteria
Rio Olympics 2016: Olympic golf format & qualification criteria
From the format of play to the qualification criteria - A ready refresher ahead of Rio 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Golf makes a return after a century
Rio Olympics 2016: Golf makes a return after a century
It's been 112 long years since the sport has last been a part of the Olympics.
Jason Day wins the Canadian Open
Jason Day wins the Canadian Open
Jason Day was calm under pressure to pocket the Canadian Open.
Golfer Bubba Watson donates $9,250 to charity
Golfer Bubba Watson donates $9,250 to charity
Bubba Watson Bangkok, Dec 19 (IANS) Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson has showed his generosity by donating all his prize earnings at the r ...
Anirban Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions
Anirban Lahiri hoping for memorable debut at WGC-HSBC Champions
Anirban Lahiri Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place among the game' ...
German golfer Martin Kaymer wins PGA Grand Slam
German golfer Martin Kaymer wins PGA Grand Slam
Martin Kaymer Southampton (Bermuda), Oct 16 (IANS/CMC) Germany's Martin Kaymer defeated Bubba Watson in a sudden-death play-off to win the PG ...
Gangjee among six leaders at Indian Open golf
Gangjee among six leaders at Indian Open golf
Watson, Garcia vie for Thailand Golf championship
Watson, Garcia vie for Thailand Golf championship
Most popular golf players on social media
Most popular golf players on social media
Golf: Bubba Watson, DeLaet, Hoffman share PGA Travelers lead
Golf: Bubba Watson, DeLaet, Hoffman share PGA Travelers lead
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