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PGA Tour Notes: Watson's reward for winning on tour, car of his choice

-- Bubba Watson made a deal with his wife that if he ever won a PGA Tour event, he would be allowed to buy the 1969 Dodge Charger made popular in the “Dukes of Hazzard.” Watson said the hard part was winning a tournament. Then again, it took some time before he could find the right one, but it was worth the wait. During a recent auction in Arizona, the three-time tour winner bought the original “General Lee 01,” the first one used in the TV series and the car that is shown jumping over a police car during the opening credits. In a short video he posted on Twitter, Watson is seen filling the car with gas and honking the “Dixie” horn. He paid $110,000, which industry experts said was lower than expected for the winning bid. “It worked out in my favor,” Watson said Tuesday. “I wasn’t going to go much more money than that because they were predicting a lot higher number. But, ...

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