Bubba Watson Biography

( 1978 - )
Bubba Watson

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Date of Birth: 1978 November 5
Age:39 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign::scorpio
Birth NameGerry Lester Watson, Jr.
Famous NameBubba Watson
FatherGerry Watson
MotherMolly Marie Watson Mother
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth Place/CityBagdad, Florida
Net Worth$ 5 million
MarriedYes
Married toAngie Watson (m. 2004)
Children2
DivorceN/A
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Gerry Lester Watson Jr., also known as Bubba Watson, is a famous American golf player by profession who plays in the PGA Tour. He turned professional in the year 2003 where he joined the Nationwide Tour and played until 2005. He succeeded to get 21st rank on Nationwide Tour’s money list in 2005 and also get qualified to participate in the following year’s PGA Tour. His first PGA Tour win was  on June 27, 2010, in Cromwell, Connecticut, at the Travelers Championship, followed by the next PGA Tour win on January 30, 2011, at the Farmers Insurance Open and on May 1, 2011, at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. In 2015, Bubba stands in 2nd place in the Official World Golf Ranking. The left handed golfer not once or twice but has claimed the total of eight PGA Tour win till date which includes 2 Major Championships, 1 World Golf Championships and 5 other PGA Tour events and is still planning to win more in future.

Born on November 5, 1978, in Bagdad, Florida, he had a keen interest in sport at a very young age of 6. His nickname was given to him by his father after the name of Bubba Smith, a former professional football player. Bubba played for Faulkner State Community College and University of Georgia before joining the Nationwide Tour in 2001. He considers his father Gerry as his inspiration who motivated him to be a sportsperson who unfortunately died of throat cancer after seeing Bubba’s first PGA Tour win in 2010.

Moving on to his personal life, Bubba is happily married with his long term  and the former professional basketball player, Angie Watson. Their first meet was while they were at University of Georgia. On their first date, Angie told him that she was going to have to adopt, she could never have kids. To which he replied, ‘That’s fine, if God tells us he wants us to adopt, we’ll adopt’. After four years long quest of their marriage they adopted a cute little boy of a month old named Caleb in March 2012. In 2014, they adopted a baby girl named Dakota. Hence, children never became a reason for them to get divorced.

The net worth of this American nationality golfer is $5 million and enjoys a good salary. He stands the height of six feet and three inches tall and weighs 82 kg. He is the first golfer who started to use Twitter and then it became the trend. He has more than 1.1 million followers on Twitter.  He has also released a pair of music video on YouTube in 2011 and 2013 with the partners Ben Crane, Hunter Mahan and Rickie Fowler. The money raised by the video was used for charity. However, he is still planning on to release his next video as soon as possible.

For more information about Bubba Watson, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief biography on him.


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