Jeunghun Wang, believe it or not, doesn’t “remember much” about his historic Commercial Bank Qatar Masters victory last year. Perhaps even more surprising is that the South Korea’s legendary short game isn’t co-operating fully.
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.
Chris Wood’s baggage for the short flight from Muscat to Doha for the final leg of the 2018 Desert Swing had all the normal golf swag, a bit of happy history and a whole lot of fresh regret.
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.
Victory continues to elude Steve Stricker on the PGA Tour Champions.
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.
On the homepage of Joost Luiten’s own website, the Dutchman boldly claims he’s “at my best when I’m under pressure”. Quite.
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.