71 Facts About Bubba Watson

1. Bubba Watson has the capability of generating a ball speed up to 194 mph.

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2. In 2007, Bubba Watson had an average drive of 315.2 yards.

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3. Bubba Watson ended up retiring, and helping Bubba Watson manage the business side of things for the first few years of their marriage.

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4. Bubba Watson responded by pointing out they could always adpot a child.

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5. Bubba Watson spoke about his outlook on life in an interview with God Reports.

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6. Bubba Watson sits eight shots back of the lead in a tie for sixth place.

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7. Bubba Watson took up using the putter at the advice of friend Bryson DeChambeau, who has found a lot of success with the armlock style.

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8. Bubba Watson gets to cruise through before the party really amps up Friday, teeing off at 9:50 am ET alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Xander Schauffele.

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9. Bubba Watson devotes much of his money and time to charity.

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10. Bubba Watson is a member of the "Golf Boys", a boy band consisting of Watson, Ben Crane, Rickie Fowler, and Hunter Mahan.

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11. Bubba Watson had five top-10 finishes with more than $1.3 million in tour earnings.

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12. Bubba Watson entered the final round tied for the lead with 20-year-old Masters rookie Jordan Spieth.

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13. Bubba Watson missed the cut at the Memorial Tournament and the US Open.

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14. Bubba Watson began the final round at six-under-par, three strokes off the lead, held by Peter Hanson.

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15. Bubba Watson was invited on The Ellen DeGeneres Show after he sent her a video of a golf trick shot he completed for her birthday.

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16. Bubba Watson transferred to the University of Georgia, the defending NCAA champions, and played for the Bulldogs in 2000 and 2001.

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17. In 2016, Bubba Watson moved to Pensacola, Florida and became involved in the business community.

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18. Bubba Watson won the 2014 Masters Tournament by three shots, with a score of −8.

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19. Bubba Watson earned his fifth career PGA Tour victory—and his first since the 2012 Masters—at the 2014 Northern Trust Open.

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20. Bubba Watson turned professional in 2003 and joined the Nationwide Tour where he played until 2005.

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21. Bubba Watson earned a second "Green Jacket" by winning the Masters again in 2014.

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22. Bubba Watson is married to Angie, and the couple has two children, Caleb and Dakota.

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23. In 2015, Bubba Watson was placed second in the world golf rankings.

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24. In 2003 Bubba Watson turned professional and participated in the Nationwide Tour.

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25. Bubba Watson played for the Bulldogs, and in 2000, the team won the SEC championship.

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26. Bubba Watson won his second masters in just 36 months, an accomplishment attained by just three other golfers, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jack Nicklaus.

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27. In 2011, Bubba Watson won two more tournaments on the tour.

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28. In 2004, Bubba Watson appeared to be gaining momentum with two second-place finishes that season.

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29. Bubba Watson began his professional career on the Nationwide Tour in 2001.

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30. Bubba Watson is married to former Canadian basketball player Angela "Angie" Watson who was born on June 11, 1977, in Toronto, Canada.

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31. In 2014, Bubba Watson beat off stiff competition from young golfing sensation Jordan Spieth to win his second major championship at Augusta National Golf Club.

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32. Bubba Watson enjoyed more success in 2011 when he won two more championships; the Farmers Insurance Open and the Zurich Classic.

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33. Bubba Watson eventually found form in 2004 with two second-place finishes.

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34. Bubba Watson is a professional golfer with multiple majors' champion and is a leading player on the PGA Tour.

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35. In 2011 Bubba Watson warmed up for the Open by playing the French Open.

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36. Bubba Watson owns the original General Lee automobile from The Dukes of Hazzard.

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37. Bubba Watson stood 2nd in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2015.

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38. Bubba Watson was born in Bagdad, Florida, on November 5, 1978.

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39. Bubba Watson has an ice cream store, bought rights in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Minor League Baseball team.

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40. Bubba Watson bought the mansion in the Isleworth community of Windermere, Florida, that Tiger Woods possessed before.

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41. Bubba Watson was listed number 7th in the list of top ten wealthiest golfers.

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42. Bubba Watson married Angie in 2004, and it has been over 13 years since they promised each other to live together forever.

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43. Bubba Watson won his second masters in only three years, an achievement accomplished by only three other golfers, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jack Nicklaus.

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44. In 2011 Bubba Watson won two more championships on the tour.

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45. Bubba Watson started his professional career on the Nationwide Tour in 2001.

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46. Bubba Watson met his wife, Angie, while at University of Georgia.

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47. In 2012 Bubba Watson took home the top prize at the Masters Tournament, and he took home his second Masters title in 2014.

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48. In 2013, Bubba Watson bought the mansion of Tiger Woods in Florida for $5.6 million.

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49. Bubba Watson is the current record-holder for single-season performance in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee.

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50. Bubba Watson has made considerable donations to Studer Family Children's Hospital in Pensacola.

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51. In 2015, Bubba Watson moved to Pensacola, where he has become very involved in the community.

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52. Bubba Watson responded by saying he would paint over the flag with the American flag.

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53. Bubba Watson purchased a General Lee car from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard at auction for $110,000 in 2012.

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54. Bubba Watson purchased the mansion in the Isleworth community of Windermere, Florida, that was previously owned by Tiger Woods.

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55. Bubba Watson is a committed Christian who speaks openly about the importance of faith in his life.

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56. Bubba Watson was nicknamed by his father after the former professional American football player Bubba Smith.

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57. In September 2018, Bubba Watson qualified for the US team participating in the 2018 Ryder Cup.

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58. Bubba Watson won the Travelers Championship to move him to third in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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59. With the win, Bubba Watson became the 17th player to win the Masters two or more times.

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60. Bubba Watson won the Masters by three shots, with a score of 280.

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61. Bubba Watson earned his fifth career PGA Tour victory—and his first since the 2012 Masters—at the 2014 Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club.

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62. At the Waste Management Phoenix Open, Bubba Watson held the lead for most of the tournament, but he finished runner-up to Kevin Stadler.

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63. Bubba Watson began the season playing the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where he finished tied for fourth place, and reached the quarterfinals in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

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64. Bubba Watson began the year with three top-5 finishes in seven events, including finishing second at the WGC-Cadillac Championship.

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65. Bubba Watson took part in the Long Drive Contest for charity at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions alongside Dustin Johnson and Robert Garrigus.

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66. In July 2011, Bubba Watson provoked controversy by criticizing the Alstom Open de France on the European Tour, in which he was playing under a sponsor's exemption.

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67. On January 30, 2011, Bubba Watson won his second PGA Tour event, the Farmers Insurance Open, finishing one stroke ahead of runner-up Phil Mickelson.

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68. Bubba Watson was runner-up to Martin Kaymer at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, falling in the three-hole aggregate playoff that initially included Dustin Johnson, before he incurred a two-stroke penalty on the 72nd hole.

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69. Bubba Watson turned professional in 2001 and joined the Nationwide Tour where he played until 2005.

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70. Bubba Watson was born and raised in Bagdad, Florida, near Pensacola.

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71. In February 2015, Bubba Watson reached a career-high 2nd place in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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