Over the weekend, Bubba Watson fought off a challenge from 20-year-old Jordan Spieth to win his second Green Jacket in three years.
With his second Masters title, Bubba Smith has won six PGA Tour titles, including the 2010 Travelers Championship, 2011 Zurich Classic, 2011 Farmers Insurance Open, 2012 Masters and 2014 Northern Trust.
Here are 7 things to know about Bubba Watson:
- Bubba Watson is a native of Bagdad, Florida, a small town on the state’s panhandle.
- Bubba Watson began playing golf at the age of 6.
- He is a self-taught golfer.
- Bubba Watson attended the University of Georgia on a golf scholarship, but left a year before graduating in 2001 to turn professional.
- He returned to the university in 2008 to complete his degree.
- Bubba Watson is a dedicated Christian.
- He and his wife Angie adopted Caleb, their first child last year.
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