Bubba Watson reveals the future of golf Reply

By Tom Quiner

Modern golf equipment has taken golf to new levels.

Golfers can hit the ball farther and straighter to bring a golf course to its knees.

A good amateur golfer of today wielding a Big Bertha would make a Ben Hogan of yesterday with his ‘wood’ woods (as opposed to today’s ‘metal’ woods) look like a rank amateur.

All of that is so yesterday.

Bubba Watson is working with Oakley to remake the game of golf. Watch the videos above for technology that will make the thrill of a hole-in-one incidental to the fun of getting to your next shot.

In praise of a good role model in the world of sports 3

Bad boys abound in the world of sports.

In today’s sports section, I was struck by the juxtaposition of two articles which described two very different athletes.

One was about a “bad boy”, Aldon Smith, the talented linebacker of the San Francisco 49ers. As reported in the U.S. Today by Jarrett Bell, Mr. Smith has quite a rap sheet for a 24 year old man … More…

Christian golfer, Bubba Watson, wins the Masters … again! 6

How many 6′ 3″ men do you know with a wife taller than he is?

Meet Gerry Lester Watson Jr., also known as “Bubba.” But it’s not the heighth of Bubba and Angie Watson that matters, nor the length of Bubba’s prodigious drives. It’s the size of the heart of these two committed Christians … More…

The “Bubba Watson for President” movement grows! 3

Quiner’s Diner was the first credible blog to dangle Bubba Watson’s name as a potential presidential candidate. Now Politico has jumped on the bandwagon with coverage of Mr. Watson’s growing presidential ambitions, (“Bubba Watson eyes the White House”), perhaps encouraged by this humble blog’s endorsement … More…

Bubba Watson for President? 4

Bubba Watson turned the world of golf upside down yesterday with his stunning, come-from-behind victory in the Masters Golf Tournament. It got me thinking. Should Republicans consider drafting him as their nominee? I know what you’re saying. He’s only thirty-three, he’s not old enough to be president according to the Constitution. On the other hand, he’s got an authentic U.S. birth certificate. That counts for something, doesn’t it! … More…