Know About Bubba Watson; Wife, Net Worth, Age, Weight Loss

Published Date: 15 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 15 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Born as Gerry Lester “Bubba” Watson Jr., he faced hardship from losing his father to his wife’s natural birth difficulty. So now after choosing adoption, he and his partner parents two beautiful children.

American Golfer Bubba Watson plays PGA tours. He is one of the few left-handed golfers on tour, with multiples championships under his belt including the 2012 and 2014 Masters Tournament.

Bubba Watson Bio & Family

The golfer was born on 5 November 1978 in Bagdad, Florida to parents, Gerry Watson Sr. and Molly Marie Watson. His other family member includes his sister, Melinda Watson Conner. Bubba’s father, Gerry Sr. took his last breath on 15 October 2010 due to throat cancer.

He went to Milton High School and then commenced his golf at Faulkner State Community College in nearby Baldwin County, Alabama. From then, he attended the University of Georgia and also played for Bulldogs between 2000 and 2001. Bubba stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighs around 82 kg.

Career & Net Worth

Bubba has a net worth of $30 million from his professional golfing career since 2002. Since then he got the fortune to play at the Nationwide Tour until 2005. A year later in his 2006 rookie season, he made $1,019,264 also leading the PGA Tour by 319.6 yards (292.2 m).

Bubba Watson PGA playing stats (Picture: PGA tour)

Bubba’s Wife’s Difficulty in Pregnancy

The 40-year-old exchanged wedding vows with a 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) Canadian named Angela “Angie” Watson (née Ball) in September 2004. He and his wife first met at Georgie when he was at his golf team, and Angela was a part of the women’s basketball team.

Five years post marriage, his wife got diagnosed with an enlarged pituitary gland in 2009. Due to which her height began to increase slowly. Similarly, Bubba’s significant other was unable to give natural birth to which they adopted a one-month-old baby boy, Caleb. Moreover, now, Bubba and his wife are proud parents of two after embracing another baby daughter, Dakota in late 2014.

Bubba Watson with wife Angela and their adopted babies (Picture: Fox News)

Some Interesting Facts About Bubba Watson

  • His late father kept the player’s name from former professional American soccer star Bubba Smith.
  • His longest drive in professional competition was 424 yards (388 m) on the PGA Tour at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
  • The 2017 season did not turn well for Bubba since he did not have any wins. In the same following year from his top-10 finishes, his tour earnings were over $1.3 million.
  • In 2017 at the age of 39, Bubba and his weight loss program became very efficient. He got into better shape by losing 15-20 pounds by eating healthy and smaller portion foods.
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