Bubba Watson Biography
Bubba Watson(born as Gerry Lester Watson) is an American proffessional who plays on the PGA Tour. He is well known for his two Major championships and powerful drives. Buba is one of the left-handed golfers on tour
Bubba Watson Age
Bubba was born on 5th November 1978 in Bagdad, Florida, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 5th November every year.
Bubba Watson Height | Buba Watson Weight
Bubba is a man of gigantic stature. He stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches He also weighs a massive 82 kilograms.
Bubba Watson Parents
Bubba is the son of Gerry Watson Sr. and Molly Marry Watson. Watson was nicknamed ‘Bubba’ by his father after Bubba Smith who was an American proffessional football legend in both college and the NFL before becoming an actor following his retirement from the sport. His father always knew he would be great right from his childhood and always supported his dreams. Unfortunately, on 5th October 2010, Gerry Watson succumbed to throat cancer.
Bubba Watson Wife
Watson is married to Angela Watson, former Canadian basketball player The couple first met at the University of Georgia while Bubba was on the school golf team and Angie was playing in the women basketball team. Bubba and Angie later tied the knot in September 2004.
Unfortunately, after four years of marriage, his wife Angela was diagnosed with the enlarged pituitary gland which resulted in her rapid growth and gigantic height.
Failure to have children naturally of their own, family issues, including the illness and death of Bubba’s father kept them from attempting adoption until 2011 and 2012. In Early 2012, a week after the adoption process was finalized, the couple adopted a one-month-old baby called Caleb. The Watson again in 2024, adopted a baby girl.
Bubba Watson Education
Born and raised in Florida, Bubba attended Milton High School where he played golf in the school team, which later featured future PGA Tour members such as Heath Slocum and Boo Weekley just before he attended. He later proceeded to Faulkner State Community College, joined the All-American. Bubba later transferred to the University of Georgia where he participated in the NCAA championship and in 2000 and 2001, he played for the Bulldogs and helped lead the team to the SEC title in 2000.
Bubba Watson Career
Bubba Watson Nationwide Tour
In 2002, Bubba joined Nationwide Tour officially as a proffessional golfer where he played for three years. He finished 21st on the Nationwide Tour’s money list in 2005, which made Bubba the last player qualified for the PGA Tour in the following year. In 2006 as a rookie, he received a sum of $1,019, came 90th overall and therefore led the PGA Tour in driving distance at 319.6 yards. Bubba’s longest drive in his proffessional history was 424 yards at the PGA Tour.
In 2007 US Open held on 14th to 17th June in Pittsburgh, he played well and became one of the finalists after shooting rounds of 70-71 (+1). Watson was so close to winning then he accidentally slipped shooting 74 (+4) in both the third and fourth rounds; he finished in a tie for fifth.
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