Bubba Watson

  • Bubba Watson wins second Masters title 14-04-2014 08:12 AM

    Bubba Watson withstood an inspired early challenge from playing partner Jordan Spieth to clinch the Masters for a second time in three years with a three-shot victory at Augusta National on Sunday. Trailing the prodigiously talented Spieth by two strokes after seven holes, the left-handed Watson took advantage of a...
  • Bubba Watson still confident after tough day at Masters 13-04-2014 10:14 AM

    Bubba Watson would've preferred to play better, of course. He's not complaining too much, though. Not when he has a share of the lead heading to the final round of the Masters. Watson struggled to a 2-over 74 on Saturday after two straight rounds in the 60s, his card marred...
  • Bubba Watson welcomes more success after seizing Masters lead 12-04-2014 08:38 AM

    Bubba Watson had a hard time dealing with his success after winning the Masters in 2012, but the left-hander looked ready to give major success another try armed with the 36-hole lead at Augusta National. Watson used a blistering run of five successive birdies to post a four-under-par 68 and...
  • Oosthuizen grabs share of Masters lead with early eagle 11-04-2014 11:18 PM

    Augusta: Louis Oosthuizen, who lost an epic playoff at the Masters two years ago, grabbed a share of the lead at Augusta National on Friday with an eagle in his second round. With most players still struggling to cope with the lightning fast greens, the South African joined overnight leader...
  • Kevin Stadler wins maiden title in Phoenix by one shot 03-02-2014 10:27 AM

    Burly American Kevin Stadler overhauled playing partner Bubba Watson, then survived a mix of the good, bad and ugly after the turn to win his first PGA Tour title by one shot at the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday. Two strokes behind the pacesetting Watson overnight, Stadler birdied...
  • Bubba Watson leads Phoenix Open 02-02-2014 11:53 AM

    Arizona: A desert animal saved leader Bubba Watson at least a stroke in the Phoenix Open on Saturday. The estimated 189,722 fans had a lot to see on a sunny, cool day at TPC Scottsdale. Watson's drive on the par-5 13th went into a desert bush and settled next to...
  • Tiger Woods two ahead after testing day at Sherwood 08-12-2013 10:18 AM

    California: Tiger Woods stayed on track for his sixth victory of the year as he maintained a two-shot lead after a brutally difficult day for scoring at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge on Saturday. The American world number one ground out a level-par 72 in blustery winds with several tough...
  • Bhullar drops with late bogeys in second round 01-11-2013 07:53 PM

    Shanghai: Gaganjeet Bhullar came crashing to the ground with three bogeys in a row at the very end of his second round to drop down to tied 18th at the halfway stage of the WGC-HSBC Champions here on Friday. Bhullar, who was going great guns at four-under after 12 holes,...
  • Furyk left off US team for first time since '96 05-09-2013 11:56 PM

    Jim Furyk kept waiting for the phone to ring to learn about the Presidents Cup. News came from the buzz of a text message, a peculiar way to find out he would not be part of an American team for the first time since Tiger Woods was still trying to...
  • Slow play biggest problem facing PGA Tour, says Watson 05-09-2013 01:14 PM

    New York: Slow play has emerged as the biggest problem on the US PGA Tour and the game needs to speed up even at the amateur level, according to 2012 US Masters champion Bubba Watson. The rule-makers of golf have outlawed the anchoring of putters from 2016 but Watson felt...
  • Watson takes control at Travelers Championship 22-06-2013 08:30 AM

    Big-hitting American Bubba Watson took control of the Travelers Championship, fashioning a two-shot lead after Friday's second round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Watson, the 2010 winner of the event, shot a three-under 67 to move to 10-under 130, two shots clear of Ireland's triple major champion Padraig...
  • Jason Dufner among eight past champs at Zurich Classic 25-04-2013 10:24 AM

    Avondale: One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans. This weekend, Dufner will try to become the first repeat winner in the Big Easy since Carlos Franco in...
  • Harrington takes control at PGA Grand Slam 24-10-2012 12:50 AM

    Reuters: Triple major winner Padraig Harrington, a late addition to the four-man field, birdied three of the last five holes to grab a two-shot lead after Tuesday's opening round of the end-of-season PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. The 41-year-old Irishman, who replaced British Open champion Ernie Els in...