Bubba Watson’s taste can possibly best be summarized by where he commemorated his win at the 2014 Masters:Waffle House After asserting his 2nd environment-friendly coat that year, Watson ate with better half Angie, then-caddie Ted Scott and also pals at an Augusta- location Waffle House, the dining establishment chain best understood for its surrounded hash browns and also various other oily morning meal thrills.
A year later on, Watson played the duty of host at theMasters Champions Dinner His menu choice: Caesar salad, smoked hen, environment-friendly beans, mashed potatoes, corn, macaroni and also cheese, and also cornbread, complied with by a treat of confetti cake and also vanilla gelato.
If Watson’s dinner visitors sensed of familiarity, that’s due to the fact that the food selection corresponded what Watson had actually offered when he held his very first dinner, in 2013.
Point is, the male likes what he suches as: home cooking. Which indicates Watson most likely had not been drooling when Hideki Matsuyama provided sashimi a year ago; or in 2018 when Sergio Garcia layered Spanish lobster rice; or a year prior to that when Adam Scott selected a starter of artichoke and also arugula salad with calamari.
This year, though? Bubba ideal bring his cravings, due to the fact that Scottie Scheffler’s food selection, which Augusta National introduced previously today, is directly in Watson’s wheelhouse. Among the offerings: cheeseburger sliders, firecracker shrimp, Texas ribeye steak and also cozy delicious chocolate chip frying pan cookie. As Casey Bannon of The Golfer’s Journal quipped, the dish has solid Applebee’s feelings– and also, consequently, Watson’s consent.
“I’ll give you a secret,” Watson stated Thursday from the LIV occasion in Tucson,Ariz “Normally I eat before, eat a couple burritos before I go to the dinner, because I don’t know what they’re going to have. But when I saw [Scheffler’s] menu, definitely want the dessert, and I definitely want a couple sliders. So yeah, I can’t wait.”
Chipotle or such prior to the Champions Dinner?!Vintage Bubba
There has actually been much supposition concerning this year’s dinner– not a lot concerning what Scheffler would certainly offer however extra so concerning what the ambience will certainly resemble with PGA Tour patriots resting side by side around a table with LIV defectors like Watson, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed and also Sergio Garcia.
Will Fred Couples provide Phil the chilly shoulder? Will Jordan Spieth decrease to pass Reed the catsup? Will Ben Crenshaw throw a dinner roll at Sergio? For his component, Watson stated, he’s not anticipating any type of fireworks.
“I still reach out on their birthdays, reach out at Christmas,” Watson stated of his Tour friends. “We still talk. I still watch and pull for my guys. So I can’t wait to get there because when you’re wearing the green jacket at the dinner, everything goes out the window. You know how blessed you are to be in that room and how thankful you are to be in that room.”
Especially when hamburgers get on the food selection.
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