T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.
Bubba Watson stars in new SportsCenter commercial with Stanford Tree
Series: Golf Buzz
Published: Friday, April 04, 2014 | 10:28 a.m.
SportsCenter commercials are always good, especially those featuring golfers -- like this one where Scott Van Pelt marvels as Arnold Palmer makes himself an "Arnold Palmer" in the ESPN cafeteria. Or, this one, where Tiger Woods has a huge gallery following him around through the cubicles of the ESPN offices in Bristol.
Well, add the one you see below to the list:
Bubba Watson, winner of the 2012 Masters, stars in the commercial along with the Stanford University mascot -- the Stanford Tree.
Watson, accompanied by a caddie, tries to figure out ways he can get around the Stanford Tree in the narrow space between rows of cubicles -- reminiscent of the way Watson calculated his way around trees in the sudden-death playoff when he won the Masters.
All in all, good commercial.
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