03 Jul '15, 1pm

Bubba Watson Will Paint Over Confederate Flag on the General Lee via @golf_com

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson announced via Twitter Thursday night that he will paint over the Confederate Flag that adorns the roof of the General Lee, his 1969 Dodge Charger made famous in the TV series "Dukes of Hazzard." Watson will have a U.S. flag painted in its place. In his tweet, the PGA Tour star stated "All men ARE created equal, I believe that so I will be painting the American flag over the roof of the General Lee." The announcement comes amid a wave of backlash against the use of the Confederate battle flag following the killing of nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17. South Carolina is considering removing the Civil War-era flag from the statehouse in Columbia, while many American chain stores have pulled products bearing the flag from their shelves. TV Land has even pulled reruns of "The Dukes of...

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