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.
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 a Canadian, at the University of Georgia, where they were on the school’s golf and basketball teams respectively.
Bubba Watson Siblings: Meet Sister Melinda Watson Conner
Bubba Watson has a sister. Her name is Melinda Watson Conner. It is only her name that is publicly known at the moment.
We shall dig to find more about her and keep you up to date.
Does Bubba Watson Have A Brother?
The American professional golf player has no brother, his sister Melinda Watson Conner is his only known sibling.