Tour & News

Bubba Watson Argues With Rules Official About Ants at PGA

GOLF.com at the PGA Championship: Day 3 Recap
Jessica Marksbury, Sports Illustrated's Alan Shipnuck and GOLF.com's Eamon Lynch recap all of the action from Round 3 of the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, plus pick their winners.

Bubba Watson is no stranger to on-course frustration, the majority of his antics related to poor shots. But Sunday at the PGA Championship, Watson let a group of ants get to him.

After bombing a 313-yard drive right of the fairway on the par-5 fifth hole, Watson got into an argument with a rules official about ants that apparently were around his ball. Bubba is well known for being easily set off on the golf course, but evidently, it didn't matter—he wound up making birdie from the lie he complained about. Even better, Watson would go on to eagle the following hole, the par-4 sixth, after his 330-yard drive found the green and he sunk a 14 footer.

WATCH: Phil Mickelson Holes Out From Bunker for Eagle

Listen to Bubba’s exchange with the rules official below.

 

 

To drive his point home, Watson let the world know his visitors had a little snack:

 

 

View the PGA Championship leaderboard here.

For more news that golfers everywhere are talking about, follow @golf_com on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube video channel.

More From the Web

More Tour & News