Bubba Watson

The leaderboard is seen near the first hole as players gear up for the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger, Bubba, Rory & Co. Bring Compelling Theater To Masters

With Tiger Woods at Augusta and with the status of his game still a mystery, this year’s tournament should be more exciting than ever.

04/08/2015

Tiger Woods walks past blooming azaleas at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Masters Glory On Tap For Rory, Bubba Or Adam – But Not Tiger

This time around, McIlroy, Scott, Bubba or Spieth could come up with the highlight that lasts a lifetime. But it won’t come from Woods.

04/08/2015

Bubba Watson celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th green to win the final round of the Northern Trust Open.

CBS Sports Golf Analyst Gary McCord Looks At The Northern Trust Open

CBS Sports golf analyst Gary McCord discusses the field for this weekend’s Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club.

02/19/2015

Matt Kuchar of Team USA tees of the 16th, watched by teammate Jim Furyk during a practice session at the Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 25, 2014. (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Ryder Cup Set To Start With Interesting Pairings

Leading off for the Americans will be two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson and his buddy, 2012 U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson.

09/25/2014

U.S. captain Tom Watson and and his team on the seventeenth hole during practice sessions at the Gleneagles golf course in Gleneagles, Scotland, on September 23, 2014, ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup. (Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Make No Mistake, U.S. Wants Ryder Cup Just As Much As Europeans

The American team may be considered the underdogs in this Ryder Cup, but let’s not forget that the U.S. leads in the overall record, 25-12-2.

09/24/2014

Tiger Woods hits out of the rough on the second hole during the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club South Course on August 3, 2014 in Akron, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Faces Uncertain Future After Reinjuring Back

Tiger was at Firestone, and the scene looked all too familiar. Except he wasn’t hoisting a trophy. He could barely bend over to pick up his tee.

08/04/2014

Erik Compton (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Liguori: Compton, Watson And Other Top Players Set For Travelers

All of you newly converted Erik Compton fans can follow him at the Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour event taking place Thursday through Sunday at TPC River Highlands, just outside of Hartford.

06/19/2014

Luke Guthrie chips onto the green during a practice round prior to the start of the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Course No. 2, on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Liguori: Brilliant Short Game Will Determine U.S. Open Champ At Pinehurst

What, no ankle-deep rough? What kind of U.S. Open is this? A course with no tall, gnarly rough seems almost unheard of.

06/12/2014

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TTYM: 4 Incredible Golf Moments From Bubba Watson’s Mini-Putt Trick To McIlroy’s Messy Break-Up

We’re visiting the golf world in this week’s That Thing You Missed, how Rory McIlroy’s messy breakup turned into success, another stroke of bad luck for Pablo Larrazabal, the newest women’s U.S. Open player is only eleven and Bubba Watson is up to his old tricks again.

05/27/2014

Adam Scott presents Bubba Watson with the green jacket after Watson won the Masters by a three-stroke margin at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Spieth Turns Heads, But Masters Again Belongs To Bubba

He’s come from humble beginnings. He’s never had a golf lesson in his life. And he loves to do things his own way. That’s Bubba Watson, and he is the proud winner of two green jackets in three years.

04/14/2014

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 13: Bubba Watson of the United States poses with the green jacket after winning the 2014 Masters Tournament by a three-stroke margin at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Watson Masterful En Route To Second Masters Win

Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

04/13/2014

Jordan Spieth of the US prepares to putt on the 17th green during the third round of the 78th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 12, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia.  (Photo by  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Young & Old Shine At Masters — Spieth, Jimenez, Couples Could Make History

With all the talk of Tiger missing this tournament and Phil missing the cut, the future of golf is perched at the top of the leaderboard. His name is Jordan Spieth.

04/13/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States hits out of the bunkers on the second hole during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: Bubba Electrifies with 5 Straight Birdies And Candor

When any player goes on a birdie barrage at Augusta National, it’s exciting. When Bubba Watson does, it’s downright exhilarating!

04/11/2014

Bubba Watson of the United States plays his third shot on the 18th hole during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2014. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Bubba Heads Into Moving Day At Augusta National With Head Of Steam

Bubba Watson likes the way he looks in green. He wants to get that color back in his wardrobe.

04/11/2014

Bill Haas watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the 2014 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: Haas Leads At Masters, But Top Names Knocking At The Door

Bill Haas made a statement with his birdie on 18, and then watched from the clubhouse as Bubba Watson put on a clinic, despite the wind picking up Thursday afternoon, making conditions trickier.

04/11/2014

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