29 Jun '15, 2am

“Why do what everybody else does? That’s boring.” – Bubba Watson

A mind reader would need an interpreter to know what Bubba Watson is thinking. A thought bubble wouldn’t help, either. The only option is to sit back and watch what he’ll do next, which isn’t always pretty, is sometimes ugly, and is never dull, in cooperation with his operating philosophy. “Why do what everybody else does?” he said once. “That’s boring.” (Getty Images) Watson is never boring, even with a three-shot lead with four holes to play, and four pars to win. So it was that Watson took the circuitous route to a victory in the Travelers Championship on Sunday, his second of the season, second in this event and the eighth of his PGA Tour career. He needed two extra holes to defeat Paul Casey in a playoff at TPC Highlands, making it more exciting than necessary and reinforcing the need to keep your eye on the ball when it has a pink dot and Bubba is hitting it. It won’...

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