Is Bubba the Best American Golfer in the World?
4 wins in the last 2 seasons and a runner up finish at last summer’s PGA Championship definitely make the case for Long-Bombing Bubba Watson as the best American player on tour right now. He proved his game once again with a playoff win over Webb Simpson at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Bubba isn’t your prototypical young American who was groomed by a swing guru and a stellar collegiate career: every swing off the tee looks different, and he’s a feel player that throws technique out the door. Whatever he’s doing, it’s been working! Here’s the shot that won him the tourney on the 2nd playoff hole: