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Hebrews 10:25 exhorts, “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”

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Bubba Watson

Devout Christian Bubba Watson Wins Second Masters

Devout Christian, Bubba Watson claimed his second Masters title in three years with a three stroke victory on Sunday this week.

Watson surprised many with his win; after winning the Masters in April 2012, the champion did not win the rest of the year and remained winless throughout 2013. Coming into this year’s tournament his name was not generally be touted as one of the favorites.

A red-faced Watson told ESPN after the victory that in the two years since winning the tournament for the first time, he’d changed in his “attitude toward life.”

“I became a dad,” said Watson, an outspoken Christian. “I see myself as a role model for my son now, not as a golfer but as the man I am. I want to be a role model for him. I don’t want him to look up to anyone else. I want him to look up to me and so I had to change my attitude, had to change my life, the way I was going about it. Not a lot but a little bit, just to get better.”

“For me it’s a way to get back connected with the Bible and with God and Jesus. Now you know other people you can talk to, ask questions to, tell them what you’re thinking, tell them what’s going on in your life,” Watson told The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in 2012. “Getting more in the Word and realizing that golf is just an avenue for Jesus to use me to reach as many people as I can.”

Watson, who is married to Canadian former WNBA player Angie Ball, also shared that he and his wife decided to get baptized in 2004. “We wanted to be Christ followers,” Watson said. “We wanted to do the right thing. We started turning to the Lord for our decisions.”

He also has never shied away from seeing himself as a role model. “I’ve really got a good team around me trying to help me succeed,” Watson said. “Not just in golf, but off the golf course, to be a light for Jesus.”



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  1. Meg says:

    Hurrah for you, Bubba Watson. Our nation needs more sports figures to stand boldly for Christ!

  2. Thank you for being open about your faith in Jesus Christ. Especially thankful when you walk out your faith in front of millions of viewers on Sunday by being humble, gracious, and loving. You show your faith to a watching world.



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