Bubba Watson was born Gerry Lester Watson Jr. on 5 November 1978 at Bagdad, Florida. He is an American professional golf player.
He reached his highest ever placing on the World Golf Ranking at number two in February 2015.
Watson was nicknamed “Bubba” after the former American football player Bubba Smith by his father.
As an amateur, Bubba played for his high school team and the University of Georgia golf team. He went professional in 2002 and played on the Nationwide Tour until 2005.
In 2006, he made a little over $1m on the PGA Tour. He now has two Masters titles under his belt.
Bubba Watson Net Worth 2022
According to the latest reports, Bubba is worth an estimated $35 million. This is bound to further increase as he participates in other tournaments during the year.
Watson is married and has two adopted children. His wife who stands at 6 feet 3 inches was diagnosed with an enlarged pituitary gland in 2009 due to her height.
He met his wife, who is Canadian, at the University of Georgia, where they were on the school’s golf and basketball teams respectively.