Watson is an American professional golfer known for winning two Masters Tournaments and for recently signing to LIV Golf. The Bubba Watson net worth figure is $30 million as of 2022.
Early Life and Bio
|Full Name||Gerry Lester “Bubba” Watson Jr.|
|Birth Date / Age||November 5, 1978 / 43 years Old|
|Birth Place||Bagdad, Florida, USA|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Golfer|
|Relationship Status||Married To Angie Watson|
|Height||6 ft. 3 in. / 191 cm.|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
Gerry Lester Watson Jr. was born in November 1978 in Bagdad, Florida to parents Gerry and Molly. Meanwhile, the golfer is blessed with a sister named Melinda.
Furthermore, Watson played varsity golf at Milton High School. Notably, future PGA Tour golfers Heath Slocum and Boo Weekley both attended the school prior to Watson’s arrival.
Afterward, Bubba enrolled at Faulkner State Community College in Alabama, where he achieved junior college All-American status. Then, he transferred to the University of Georgia.
Following two seasons with the Bulldgos, Watson turned to the professional ranks, joining the Nationwide Tour in 2002. Actually, he earned over $1 million as a rookie on the tour.
Bubba Watson Net Worth and Career
The lefty secured his first PGA Tour victory at the 2010 Travelers Championship. Since then, he has won 12 Tour events including a pair of Masters Tournaments in 2012 and 2014.
According to Spotrac, Watson has earned just north of $48 million (pre tax) from prize money throughout his career. Impressively, that’s good for the 17th most in the history of the PGA.
Watson has inked several high-profile endorsement deals along the way as well. He has served as a spokesperson for brands like Ping, Oakley, Titleist, Electronic Arts, and even Richard Mille.
The long distance hitter recently inked a deal with the newly founded LIV Golf that’ll pay him over $50 million, says CBS Sports.
Lastly, Watson took home a comfortable $1.4 million at the 2012 Masters and $1.6 million after winning again in 2014.