Followers heckling golfers is a pure a part of any event. A number of occasions, golfers simply brush off the peanut gallery and ignore the criticism. However generally, golfers really feel the necessity to dish it again to the hecklers.
And that’s precisely what occurred to Bubba Watson on Thursday in the course of the second day of motion on the WGC-Dell Applied sciences Match Play.
Enjoying in opposition to Billy Horschel throughout his second match of the occasion, Watson had simply hit his tee shot on the par-Four third gap at Austin Nation Membership when a fan alongside the ropes began heckling him. The 2-time Masters champion and his caddie clearly heard it, as they turned their heads to see the place the mocking was coming from.
After Watson’s caddie took a extra diplomatic method by telling the fan to be quiet subsequent time, Watson went for the jugular.
“It’s humorous how powerful you had been, then you definitely seemed away,” Bubba Watson mentioned. “All people’s huge behind the ropes and behind the pc.” Then, both Watson or his caddie advised the fan to take a hike.
“Take a look at him,” Watson continued. “He’s nonetheless attempting to look cool.” Watch the way it all unfolded right here.
Bubba appearing powerful. LOL. Stunned he did not cry a bit of. pic.twitter.com/b5clko7GgM
— DrinkSmokeGolf (@DrinkSmokeGolf) March 28, 2019
Watson and his caddie left to move down the green, the place Watson’s ball was ready for him after his drive. Watson, who’s trying to defend his 2018 title, misplaced his opening duel on the Match Play to Kevin Na on Wednesday. The spherical concluded with him choosing up his ball from the bunker and conceding the match to Na.