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Watson Holds Off Spieth to Win Masters
New York Times ^ | April 13, 2014 | Associated Press

Posted on 04/13/2014 5:01:17 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Big-driving Bubba Watson captured his second Masters title in three years on Sunday, pulling away from Jordan Spieth on the back nine for a three-stroke victory at Augusta National.

The 35-year-old American fired a three-under par 69 Sunday to finish 72 holes on eight-under 288 and take his second major title, the top prize of $1.62 million from a record $9 million purse and another green jacket.

“I never loved green so much,” Watson said. “After giving away that jacket last year, I wanted it back.”

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1 posted on 04/13/2014 5:01:17 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Watched the whole round today. Glad to see Bubba win another one but it would have been exciting if The kid Spieth had made a game of it instead of stumbling.


2 posted on 04/13/2014 5:06:32 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Ronald_Magnus

The announcers were bubbling all over themselves at the idea that the kid would win.

That’s when I started rooting for Bubba. LOL.


3 posted on 04/13/2014 5:10:33 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: savedbygrace

That’s when I started rooting for Bubba.”

How could anybody on FR not root for someone named Bubba, particularly considering what has been going on in the U.S. this week.


4 posted on 04/13/2014 5:16:12 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Who, Who and What?

There is way more important “cow pasture pool” going on in the USA.

/geeze


5 posted on 04/13/2014 5:16:38 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: savedbygrace

Spieth will win his share before he’s done.


6 posted on 04/13/2014 5:17:22 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Spieth’s problem was that he wore that light green golf shirt...he would’ve clashed hideously with the Masters’ green jacket, had he won! He was jinxed from the start!


7 posted on 04/13/2014 5:19:48 PM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: dfwgator

Probably.

I just want announcers to announce. Simple concept.


8 posted on 04/13/2014 5:21:40 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: mabarker1
"There is way more important “cow pasture pool” going on in the USA."

Please translate that to English, Ma.

Thanks in advance.

9 posted on 04/13/2014 5:31:46 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Watson wins in much the same way as Mickelson - he hits shots no one else would dare attempt. It’s great when it works...


10 posted on 04/13/2014 5:35:35 PM PDT by proxy_user
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Oh good.... I was stuck fixing a leaking pipe and missed most of the Masters today...

I was getting sort of worried when Watson started to fall apart yesterday in the last five holes....


11 posted on 04/13/2014 5:44:00 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

It was a great win. Jordan kept up amazingly well. Kudos to both.


12 posted on 04/13/2014 5:50:28 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

The most painfully boring sport in the world, presented in a way you can’t follow. But the people who play it are rich, so the rest of the nation have it crammed down our throats.


13 posted on 04/13/2014 5:57:36 PM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

Does your TV have an “off” or “change channel” switch?

Use it.


14 posted on 04/13/2014 6:05:13 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: savedbygrace

Agreed.

During the Kentucky/Wisconsin game in the final four, a Kentucky player threw a Wisconsin player to the floor and the homer announcers were like, foul, what foul.

It was disgraceful.


15 posted on 04/13/2014 6:20:09 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: dangus

Dangus—your comment makes you sound like a liberal. Jealous of those who’ve worked hard to earn money, and ignorant of the game so it’s not tolerable to you. Just as you can change the channel at home, you don’t even have to participate in this thread.


16 posted on 04/13/2014 6:47:28 PM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Delta Dawn
During the Kentucky/Wisconsin game in the final four, a Kentucky player threw a Wisconsin player to the floor and the homer announcers were like, foul, what foul.

That's because it was a black player throwing the punch at the white guy and knocking him to the floor. And the outcome of the call was to give BOTH players a technical. If this situation was reversed, and the white guy threw a punch and knocked the black player to the floor.....it would instantly have been a flagrant foul, and the white guy would have been immediately ejected from the game, and potential assult charges would likely be filed against the U-W Madison as well as against the white player.

But a black player getting ejected or flagrant foul for hitting a white player? No big deal, lets play ball. That's what happens when you have specially protected classes of people such as blacks, homos/lesbians & Islamics. All three of these special protected groups constitute the new tyranny, only these groups will really relish killing off their opponents or those who disagree with the special protected classes.

17 posted on 04/13/2014 7:01:00 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Brad from Tennessee

20 yr. old Spieth did just fine in his first Masters tourney!

Look at the seasoned pro’s who stumble under the pressure.


18 posted on 04/13/2014 7:19:41 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: dangus

Is your clicker broke?

Why did you use this thread to post a class warfare comment?

My brother is basically broke, but he plays.


19 posted on 04/13/2014 7:24:33 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: dangus

Most golfers are not rich. If you can back that up with real numbers I will eat my hat. There are millions of golfers who are not wealthy at all. What a silly assertion.


20 posted on 04/13/2014 7:40:16 PM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: dangus

In 2010 there were 24.2 million golfers in the auS. So according to your genius mind they are all rich. You have to be a closet lib.....


21 posted on 04/13/2014 7:44:06 PM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: dangus

I agree about the boring part, but that’s just me. Several of my family and friends love the game and I respect that. It’s what they enjoy.

I don’t expect them to enjoy digging in the dirt with my gardening love.

To each his own. BTW, none of us are rich.

And I don’t really watch TV so it doesn’t even blip on my radar. There are a lot more serious things going on than to concern yourself about golf on the tube.


22 posted on 04/13/2014 7:57:40 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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To: shankbear

Let me re-word my statement:

Golfers have a very high average income. For that reason, TV networks make decent money showing golf, despite total viewership.


23 posted on 04/13/2014 8:38:03 PM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

Take your liberal whining over to Kos & DU. Piers Morgan is eager to wipe your tears.


24 posted on 04/13/2014 9:04:44 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: SnuffaBolshevik

Nevada, Bundy, Tyranny, Abuse & soon Mt. Carmel II (what most call Waco) the feds are going to kill over land/water/ grazing rights/fraud/corruption/etc


25 posted on 04/14/2014 1:31:53 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: dangus
Golfers have a very high average income. For that reason, TV networks make decent money showing golf, despite total viewership.

So what? Turn the channel.

26 posted on 04/14/2014 6:25:01 AM PDT by pegleg (Lies will seek you out, but the truth must be sought.)
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