Bubba Watson came up just short a few weeks ago at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, missing a five-footer on the 72nd hole to lose to Kevin Stadler. He didn’t make the same mistake on Sunday at the Northern Trust Open.
Watson closed in style, rolling in a 14-footer for birdie on the final hole to get to 15-under and besting Dustin Johnson by two strokes. The 2012 Masters champ fired his second consecutive bogey-free, seven-under 64 for an impressive finish at a firm, fast and challenging Riviera CC. In other words, he played some really, incredibly good golf. (continue reading…)