ResidenceOrlando, Florida, USA
Date of Birth:05/11/1978
Place of BirthBagdad, Florida, USA
Height & Weight6ft 4¼in 12st 8lbs (191cm 80kg)
FamilyWife: Angie (m. 2004); Child Caleb
InterestsVideo games, collecting Nike shoes, wake surfing, water sports, fitness
Web Sitewww.prosportmanagement.com
Turned Pro2002
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  • Bubba Watson celebrates after sealing his latest win
  • Bubba Watson - with his latest bit of silverware, the WGC-HSBC Champions trophy
  • Bubba Watson - the 2014 WGC-HSBC Champion


One of the longest hitters in the game, he won the 2012 Masters Tournament with an audacious shot to beat Louis Oosthuizen in a play-off. Having hooked his drive right into trees and with no sight of the green, he hit a 164-yard wedge with 40 yards of hook which ended up 15 feet from the hole. He made par, and Oosthuizen bogeyed, handing Watson his first Major title. The Florida native made it two wins in three years at Augusta when he won the 2014 Masters for his second Major title. Added his first World Golf Championships title at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai, where a spectacular bunker shot at the final hole saw the American beat a world-class field to the prestigious title. Is known for his unorthodox swing, a result of being self-taught, and has won a total of six times on the US PGA Tour. Full name is Gerry Lester Watson but was nicknamed Bubba by his father, a professional football player. A devout Christian, he went to the University of Georgia and came through the Web.com Tour in 2005.

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European Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,173,139 (2014)


Professional Ryder Cup 2010, 12 Presidents Cup 2011 (winners)

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