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Bubba Watson

  • Birthplace: Bagdad, Fla.
  • Residence: Bagdad, Fla.
  • Age: 29
  • Turned Pro: 2000
  • College: Faulkner State Community College, University of Georgia
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Father started him in golf. . .Attended the same high school (Milton, FL) as current PGA Tour players Heath Slocum and Boo Weekley. Named first-team junior college All-American at Faulkner State in Alabama. . .Attended the University of Georgia where he helped the Bulldogs to the 2000 SEC title. Had three Top-10 finishes in nine starts. Won the Schenkel Invitational in the spring of 2000. Second-team All-Southeastern Conference pick. Honorable mention All-America. . .Three-time AJGA All-America selection. Monday qualifier at the 2002 Compaq Classic of New Orleans. Posted rounds of 73-78 to miss the cut in his only PGA TOUR start.

Career Summary

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 70.69 (ranked 45th); money - $79,854 (ranked 63rd); best finish -T7th, Lake Erie Charity Classic.

2004 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 70.44 (ranked 17th); money - $142,904 (ranked 37th); best finish -2nd Lake Erie Charity Classic & Mark Christopher Charity Classic.

2005 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.40 (ranked 14th); money - $202,437 (ranked 21st); best finish -T2nd BMW Charity Pro-Am at the Cliffs.

2006 Notes
Led PGA Tour in Driving Distance with an average of 319.6 yards.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 79; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,019,264; (ranked 90th); best finish - 3T- at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.98 / (84th); driving distance - 319.6 / (1st); driving accuracy - 51.5% / (191); GIR - 66.7% / (50th); putting - 1.797 / (148th); birdie average - 3.70 per rd / (44th) / total birdies - 292; sand saves - 42.9% / (167th); all-around rank - 699 / (71st).

2007 Notes
In his second season on PGA Tour, finished with five Top-10 finishes and for the second straight year led the PGA Tour in driving distance.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 80; in money - 13; Top-10 Finishes - 5; money - $1,654,807; (ranked 55th); best finish - T2nd at the Shell Houston Open

2007 Stats
scoring average - 70.91 / (99th); driving distance - 315.2 / (1st); driving accuracy - 55.6% / (188th); GIR - 65.4% / (68th); putting - 1.785 / (86th); birdie average - 3.68 per rd / (19th) / total birdies - 294; sand saves - 52.8% / (60th); all-around rank - 552 / (28th).

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