|Born Name||Gerry Lester Watson Jr.|
|Birth Place||Bagdad, Florida, USA|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Sibling||Melinda Watson Conner|
|Parents||Molly Marie Watson and Gerry Watson|
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During the resurgent campaign, we saw Bubba Watson’s unique powers are again striking onlookers across the land. Recently, Watson said with a smile,
“You know how bad I played last year?” I started wearing these last year, and nobody knew. I wasn’t very good, and I was never on TV.”
That’s Bubba at his self-critical best. There was a time when the big-hitting lefty would hit triple-digits, but due to an undisclosed illness, his weight dropped 30 pounds along with his confidence. He has even thought of from retiring golf. However, the record holder Bubba Watson has recovered his passion for the game. Precisely, Bubba will again be playing golf, is mainly famous for eccentric swing, extraordinary power, creative mind, subtle touch, and creativity.
Let’s jump onto Bubba Watson’ married life, wife, net worth, children, age, career and wiki facts!
Bubba Watson’ Married Life; Wife and Children
The American professional golfer, Bubba is a married man. He enjoys his blissful married life his long-term girlfriend, now-wife Angie Watson. They met at the University of Georgia where Angie was a student. His wife, Angie is a former professional football player.
Caption: Bubba Watson with his wife, Angie.
Angie Watson impressed her boyfriend, Bubba right on their very first date, because of her truthfulness. His girlfriend, Angie, revealed to him that she could not have kids, but Bubba didn’t have any problem with that. According to Bubba, if it is the will of God for them to adopt, then they will do so.
Bubba Watson married Angie in 2004, and it has been over 13 years since they promised each other to live together forever. In 2012, they adopted a son, Caleb Watson and a baby girl, Dakota Watson in 2014.
Caption: Bubba Watson along with his wife, Angie, celebrated their daughter’s 3rd birthday, 11 November 2017.
The couple is living happily without any rumors of divorce.
Bubba Watson’ Net Worth
As of 2018, the 39-year-old golfer, Bubba Watson has an estimated net worth of $30 million. His net worth includes all his properties and incomes. Watson was also listed number 7th in the list of top ten wealthiest golfers.
Bubba Watson bought the mansion in the Isleworth community of Windermere, Florida, that Tiger Woods possessed before. Governor Rick Scott listed Watson ‘one of the Great Floridians’ in 2015.
In the year 2012, Bubba Watson purchased a General Lee car from the television series The Dukes of Hazzard at auction for $110,000. Watson has an ice cream store, bought rights in the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Minor League Baseball team. He also purchased a Chevrolet dealership in nearby Milton, Florida. Along with these, Watson has been continually helping people through charities.
As of 2019, Bubba Watson has an estimated total net worth of around $31 million. Not much has changed since last year, right!
In 2001, Bubba earned just $1513 as his Web.com tour salary however, his earnings saw a drastic change in 2003 when he earned $79,854 for the same tour.
In 2004 and 2005, his salary saw yet another drastic change as he earned $12,904 in the first year and in the second, he made as much as $202,437.
Watson started his PGA tour since 2006 and since then, he has always earned over a million. His highest earnings to date was in 2014 when he earned over $5 million for the tour. In 2012, he got really close to it with around $4,654,000.
A year later, in 2013, Bubba Watson purchased a home in Florida. The house cost him as much as $2.2 million.
Bubba Watson’ Bio: Early Life and Career
Bubba Watson was born in Bagdad, Florida, on November 5, 1978. He is the son of Bubba Smith who was a former professional football player. Unfortunately, in 2010, his father died of throat cancer after watching Bubba’s first PGA Tour win. For Bubba, his father has always been his most significant source of inspiration. Bubba went to Faulkner State Community College and the University of Georgia.
In the year 2003, Bubba Watson turned professional where he joined the Nationwide Tour. In 2005, he managed to get 21st rank on Nationwide Tour’s money list. Bubba’s first PGA Tour win was on June 27, 2010, in Cromwell, Connecticut, at the Travelers Championship. The triumph of his victory was 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.
Bubba Watson stood 2nd in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2015. He has claimed a total of eight PGA Tour wins till date with 2 Major Championships, 1 World Golf Championships, and five other PGA Tour events.
On the PGA Tour, Bubba Watson is among the lengthiest drivers. In 2007, Bubba had an average drive of 315.2 yards. He can hit a ball over 350 yards (320 m). Bubba has the capability of generating a ball speed up to 194 mph (312 km/h). He gained his eleventh tour win at the WGC-Dell Match Play vent in Austin, Texas, on March 25, 2018, with a winner’s share of $1.7 million.
In the recent WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Bubba Watson ranked at the 23rd position. If he were to win the competition, he would’ve made around $10,250,000.
Bubba Watson’ Wiki: Quick Facts
Bubba holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio. His current age is 40. The professional golfer stands at a height of six feet three inches, and he weighs around 82 kg. He has about 1.98 million followers on Twitter and 712.5k followers on Instagram.