Off The Tee: Bubba’s Prayers Answered in China, a Star-less Field in Mexico, and Big Demand to Carry Adam Scott’s Bag
High drama for Bubba Watson on the 72nd hole of the WGC-HSBC Champions event in China last weekend, as this eagle from the bunker forced a playoff, which Watson eventually won.
But Bubba wouldn't have needed the 'Hail Mary' if he hadn't blown a two-shot lead with three holes to play.
In this installment of 'Off The Tee', I talked with Joel Harrington from 4 Deep Golf blog about the news - on and off the course - from the WGC:
The PGA Tour schedule now moves from the Far East to the Caribbean, as the OHL Classic at Mayakoba is this weekend in Mexico.
But if you think playing in the tropics is helping to lure some of the top players in the world to this event, Joel says think again:
Caddying on the PGA Tour may be one of the most thankless jobs in sports, but that isn't hurting the applicant pool to become Adam Scott's new caddy.
At last count more than 100 people had applied for the job. Joel hasn't (yet), but it turns out he is qualified: