If you were one of the record 179,000+ people who attended the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament this past Saturday at TPC Scottsdale, in Arizona and you didn’t see, hear or come across the phrase #VivaLaBubba, there’s either one of two things going on here. One: You’re most likely described by your closest friends as “oblivious.” Or two: You need to consult your local physician for your issue with sleepwalking. Point being; Bubba Watson was everywhere! In human form, the 2012 Masters Tournament Champion could be found playing 18 holes with the greatest Olympian of all time, Team USA’s swimming star, Michael Phelps, in Wednesday’s Annexus ProAm. Or riling up the crowd at the iconic 16th hole during the PGA Tour tournament itself, asking for noise while most crave silence. In other forms, Bubba Watson and Oakley’s now catchy hashtag, #VivaLaBubba could be seen flying the Scottsdale skies in the form of a giant 40 foot by 80 foot banner trailing behind an airplane w...
Unconventional, incomparable, unprecedented: Bubba Watson is a name that stands alone on the PGA Tour and in popular culture in the present day. Watson’s unique southpaw style and exciting on-and-off the course demeanor has brought this down home southern boy from Bagdad, Florida, into international stardom. His style of play is exciting to watch and his personality is endearing to encounter. In summary, it’s hard to find another human being on this planet like Bubba Watson. Because of this, and many other reasons, we are proud to announce the addition of Watson as the highlight to the very promising list of Oakley golf athletes.