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The Crying Game

Bubba Watson's Masters win was popular for a lot of reasons, one of which was his display of raw emotion upon clinching the green jacket. In honor of Bubba's heartfelt reaction, we take a look back at some of the most memorable displays of tears on the golf course in recent years

Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson, 2012 Masters

Watson took his time tapping in a final putt from less than a foot. He didn't waste any time, however, breaking into full waterworks mode once the ball was in the cup. Here, he sobs in tears of joy as his mother, Molly, gives him a hug.
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