Bubba Watson Responded To Kevin Kisner’s Trash Talking

  • The playful exchange took place at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions last week.
  • Kevin Kisner made the mistake of commenting on his long drive.

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Kisner, who ranks 61st in driving distance, pointed to his ball that had trickled past Bubba Watson’s on the 17th hole.

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“I smoked it by Bubba on 17, look it up,”  gloated Kisner. “And I talked trash all the way down,”  he added. This joy was short lived as Bubba came back strongly on the 18th hole and ripped his drive into a different zip code. Then he hit it by me 70 [yards] at [No.] 18,” said the now humbled American.

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Kisner is ranked 16th in the world and can hit a pretty decent ball for his modest 165 pound frame. The drive he was talking about travelled 406 yards compared with Bubba’s 369.

It goes to show how much of a difference a good bounce can make to the finishing distance of a tee shot. Bubba showed why he is up there with the big boys as he almost got a hole-in-one on a 356-yard par 4.