Bubba Watson is a well-known figure in the world of golf. He has been playing professionally since 2002 and has won the Masters several times. Although many are familiar with his play, they are less familiar with his family’s life and the struggles he and his wife, Angie Watson, had to go through when they decided they wanted to play. take.
Here’s more about Bubba’s life off course and a few facts about the woman he’s married to.
As Angie and Bubba Watson met
Angie Ball was born on June 11, 1977 in Toronto, Canada.
Angie and her fiancé met at the University of Georgia while Bubba played a game of basketball picking. Angie, who had just graduated from school, happened to be there watching that game and after someone ran into her on the sidelines Bubba walked over to her and struck up a conversation.
The couple soon reunited and married in 2004.
Bubba and Angie are both devout Christians.
Angie was also a professional athlete and is ‘tougher’ than Bubba
Bubba’s bride was also a professional athlete.
GeorgiaDogs.com note that Angie played center and forward for UGA from 1996 to 2000 on teams that reached the NCAA Four Final and won the SEC Championship. She also represented the Canadian National Olympic Team. In addition, Angie spent time with Charlotte Sting at the WNBA but her career was cut short after she moved her left knee and suffered tears to the medial collateral ligament.
When it comes to her husband’s struggle in his career, Bubba admits that it is with Angie’s guidance and toughness that he will get through the difficult times.
“[In 2017], I was planning to take four months off to decide what to do next, ”said Bubba. “But Angie asked me to stop whining and get up. She’s a lot harder than me. I get a paper cut and I’m out for a week or so. But she wasn’t going to let me sit around looking for pity. ”
A health condition prevents Angie from having children
Due to a health condition, Angie cannot have children. This is something she showed to Bubba when they started dating. The two decided to take but their journey was not easy. The Watsons were rejected by the first three women they met and began to despair.
“Adoption, wanting a child, wanting to be a parent, wanting to be a father, is one thing,” Bubba said. “But when your wife is crying – why not me? Why can’t I have my own child? That is another matter. ”
Finally, on March 22, 2012, they received the long-awaited call and learned that they would be the parents of a little boy, whom they named Caleb. Two years later, they captured a little girl named Dakota. Angie and Bubba have relationships with the birth mothers of the children.
“After Dakota came in I said of course that I want to give Caleb’s birth mother a cell phone to tell her how well we are doing and how much we appreciate her and that we love her and what she has done for us, ”Angie previously told journalist Megyn Kelly Today. “It has made our relationship so much more open and I think it helped everyone a lot more to heal that they made the right decision for these babies. “
She said, “I never looked into the eyes of our children and I never thought that God had created them so that we could raise them. I never pressed for a minute and thought they were accepted. ”