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Bubba guesses Masters winner (not who you think)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. – Masters week seems to produce a disproportionate amount of prognostication when it comes to potential winners, a byproduct of having such a lengthy gap between major championships.

When it comes to Augusta National, even the players get into the act of picking a potential winner, although some take it more seriously than others.

On Sunday following his appearance at the Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals, two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson was asked his picks.

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“Well, [defending champion] Danny Willett. He has the trophy and we want it back, by we I mean me,” Watson smiled. “Webb [Simpson] has been putting really well.”

After a short pause, Watson thought aloud, “Who else can I throw under the bus.

“[Brandt] Snedeker because I just want everybody to beat him,” Watson joked.