Watson's car nets $410K for charity at auction


Bubba Watson's classic car was sold Friday for $410,000 at auction, with all proceeds going directly to the Birdies for the Brave charity.

Watson sold his 1939 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk Custom Roadster at the national Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, the same auction where he purchased the "General Lee" car from the "Dukes of Hazzard" television show in 2012. While a similar car sold for $269,500 in 2013, Watson's wheels fetched considerably more on the auction block, as the two-time Masters champ had already announced that all proceeds would go to charity:

Birdies for the Brave is a military outreach program founded by Phil Mickelson and supported by the PGA Tour. Watson's father, Gerry, was a member of the Green Berets and served during the Vietnam War.

"It's an honor to support the Green Beret Foundation and Birdies for the Brave, who do so much to give back to members of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families," Watson said in a release.