Bubba Watson Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career
Bubba Watson Net Worth 2020 – Garry Lester Watson Jr., also referred to as Bubba Watson, is an American professional golfer.
Counted among the longest drivers in the world of professional golf, he has earned multiple major titles on the Professional Golf Association (PGA) tour, including a Masters title.
Bubba Watson was born on November 5, 1978, in Bagdad, Florida to Gerry Sr. and Molly Marie Watson.
He developed an early interested in golf and soon became passionate about it. His father would encourage him, and Watson spent his childhood practicing his favorite sport every day.
Bubba met his long-term life partner, Angie Watson, at the University of Georgia where Angie was a student. Angie is a former professional football player.
She was truthful to Bubba right on their very first date, she revealed to him that she cannot have kids and Bubba was not bothered about it.
According to him, if it is the will of God for them to adopt, then they will do so.
The couple got married and lived together for four years and consequently adopted a little cutie named Caleb in 2012 and two years later in March 2014, the couple adopted a baby girl named Dakota.
They have lived together for years and have never contemplated divorce or separation.
He studied at the Milton High School, where he was part of the school’s golf team. He also studied at the Faulkner State Community College and played golf for them and was a member of junior college All-American.
Later on, he transferred to the University of Georgia, who were the defending NCAA champions. He played for the University team and helped them win the Southeastern Conference title in 2000.
Bubba became a professional golfer in the year 2003, he participated in the nationwide tour and played till 2005. The experienced golfer was ranked 21st on Nationwide Tour’s money list which took place in 2005.
His positive rank qualified him to be part of the PGA Tour for the next year. He is rated as one of the longest drivers on the PGA Tour. In 2007, he had an average drive of 315.2 (288.2 m) to his credit.
The talented golfer has the capacity to hit a ball over 350 yards (320 m), and he is also credited with the capacity of generating a ball speed up to 194 mph (312 km/h).
On the 27th of June 2010, Bubba Watson bagged his first PGA Tour win in Cromwell, Connecticut, at the Travelers Championship. He ended up as runner-up to Martin Kaymer at the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, in 2010.
His next PGA Tour win came at the Farmers Insurance Open on 30th January 2011, and also at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on the 1st of May 2011.
Bubba finished one stroke ahead of his runner-up Phil Mickelson on the 30th of January 2011 in his second PGA Tour, the Farmers Insurance Open. The official world golf ranking of 2015 placed Bubba in the 2nd place.
All in all, our left-handed golfer Bubba Watson has won the PGA Tour eight good times, and they include; 1 World Golf Championships, 2 Major Championships and five other Tour events and still counting.
We expect to hear more about his escapades in the golfing games in the nearest future.
Bubba Watson has a net worth of $30 million.