If I’m reading my handy-dandy wrap-around calendar right, courtesy of the folks in Ponte Vedra Beach, the PGA Tour’s “regular season” is now more than one-third over, 15 of the 44 tournaments that lead to “The Playoffs” having already been contested. Never mind that my actual calendar says it’s only February.
Winning the Genesis Open was maybe the least interesting thing Bubba Watson did all week, and we’ll prove it
If the only thing Bubba Watson did this week was win the Genesis Open, well that would be impressive all by itself. But it wasn't the half of it.
Ben Hogan and Bubba Watson. They’re two names that, at first glance, wouldn’t seem to belong in the same sentence.
Watch Bubba Watson’s final-round birdie from the bunker that helped propel him to a third win at Riviera
There are moments during a tournament when you know it’s going to be your week. For Bubba Watson, one of those came on Sunday at Riviera Country Club when the two-time winner of the Genesis Open holed out from the bunker on the par-3 14th for a birdie.
If any doubts crept in about Bubba Watson’s greatness during his difficult last few years on the PGA Tour, he put them to bed on Sunday at the Genesis Open, posting a final-round two-under 69 to capture his 10th career victory, and his third at Riviera Country Club.
After serving as a last-minute assistant captain for the United State at the Ryder Cup two years ago, Bubba Watson said he is motivated to be back for this year’s matches in France.
While the results haven’t quite been there this season, Bubba Watson felt his game was still on an upward trend coming into the Genesis Open. Point proven thus far.
Bubba Watson ‘thought about retirement’ over health issues, feels better, is in contention at Genesis Open
Eighteen months ago, Bubba Watson’s health started to go downhill. He suffered from an undisclosed medical condition and the 6ft 3in 39-year-old ended up losing more than 9kg, dropping to a rail-thin 75kg. He started to lose his game, too.
Although equipment switches are hot news items in golf, a player changing ball companies rarely garners waves. Of course, Bubba Watson is not your average bird...
Stacy Lewis’ charitable win, Justin Thomas’ impressive playoff push, and introducing the newest PGA Tour WAG
Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we’re happy to report this old dog can still learn new tricks. Saturday’s biggest upset wasn’t a 45-point underdog winning...
Ever since Dustin Johnson's stumble down a staircase and subsequent withdrawal from the Masters, we've seen glimpses of his pre-April self.