The Masters: The career highlights of Bubba Watson

Last Updated: 14/04/14 5:40am

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A look back at the career of Bubba Watson following his second Masters triumph at Augusta.

1978: Born November 5, in Bagdad, Florida

2003: After playing golf at both Faulkner State Community College in Alabama and the University of Georgia, Watson turns professional.

2005: Joins the Nationwide Tour and finishes 21st on the money list in his first season.

2007: After spending much of the weekend in contention, finishes in a tie for fifth at the US Open.

2010: June 27 - Claims his first PGA win at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut, winning in a sudden death play-off.
August 15 - Finishes as runner up at the US PGA Championship, losing in a play-off to Martin Kaymer.

2011: January 30 - Wins his second PGA Tour event, the Farmers Insurance Open.
May 1 - Wins the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in a play-off.

2012: April 8 - Beats Louis Oosthuizen in a play-off to win the Masters, hitting a memorable hook from the trees on the second play-off hole to secure a winning par.

2014: February - Shoots back-to-back rounds of 64 to win the Northern Trust Open, his first victory since the Masters.
March 20 - Withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational after a first round of 83, saying his head was "discombobulated" due to severe allergies.
April 13 - Wins second Masters title by three shots from Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt after a closing round of 69.

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