Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr.[3][4] (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer. He has played predominantly on the PGA Tour, and is a multiple major champion, with victories at the Masters Tournament in 2012 and 2014.[5] In February 2015, Watson reached a career-high 2nd place in the Official World Golf Ranking.

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Bubba Watson
Watson in 2007
Personal information
Full nameGerry Lester Watson Jr.
NicknameBubba
Born (1978-11-05) November 5, 1978 (age 44)
Bagdad, Florida
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)[1]
Sporting nationality United States
ResidencePensacola, Florida
Spouse
Angie Watson
(m. 2004)
Children2
Career
CollegeFaulkner State C.C.
University of Georgia
Turned professional2002
Current tour(s)LIV Golf
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
Professional wins14
Highest ranking2 (February 22, 2015)[2]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour12
European Tour4
Other2
Best results in major championships
(wins: 2)
Masters TournamentWon: 2012, 2014
PGA Championship2nd: 2010
U.S. OpenT5: 2007
The Open ChampionshipT23: 2012
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One of few left-handed golfers on the PGA Tour, Watson has consistently been among the longest drivers; in 2007, he had an average drive of 315.2 yards (288.2 m). He can hit a ball over 350 yards (320 m) and up to 194 mph (312 km/h).[6][7] He has finished top of the driving distance statistics five times, during the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, and 2014 seasons.