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'That's why you're that side of the rope' - Bubba Watson does not take kindly to fan's advice

The American went on to win the Travelers Championship on Sunday.

Bubba Watson will be glad he ignored a fan last night.
Bubba Watson will be glad he ignored a fan last night.
Image: AP/Press Association Images

BUBBA WATSON WON the Travelers Championship last night after a playoff with Paul Casey.

However, it may have been a very different result had the American taken the advice of a fan on the second hole of his final round.

After landing his tee-shot in thick rough, a fan suggested Watson should punch a low four iron under a tree.

His response:

‘That’s why you’re on that side of the rope’.

After dropping a sandwedge over the tree to within four feet of the pin — and before he sank a crucial birdie — Watson tried to find the fan for advice on the upcoming putt.

Source: PGA TOUR/YouTube

Originally published at 08.48

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