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Major Rewind

With 2012's four major championships in the books, we hand out our own awards

August 17, 2012

Bubba Watson

The "Did He Really Just Do That?" Award (single shot division)

Bubba Watson: Nerves seemed to finally catch up to Watson when he badly hooked his tee shot on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff at the Masters. But with a wedge, he manufactured the shot of his life, hooking a 150-yard shot some 40 yards from left to right and to within 15 feet of the hole. The resulting two-putt par gave him his first major -- and unleashed the best non-reality TV crying display of 2012.
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