AUGUSTA, Ga. — His dad was hoping for a baseball player. The baby boy who popped out was football-sized instead, so chubby and pink that Gerry Watson needed all of 10 seconds to nickname his newborn son "Bubba." Instead of crashing into running backs, he grew up to overpower one of the most iconic golf courses in the game.
COLUMN: Bubba Watson 'Dreamed about it. Never made the putt.'
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