After winning The Masters on Easter Sunday, and his whirlwind media tour circus that followed. Bubba Watson has announced he will not tee it up at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, NC. May 3 - 6.
Reported by the Charlotte Observer. Watson, ranked No. 4 in the world, was among the early official commitments but he informed tournament officials Monday night of the change in his schedule.
Watson and his wife, Angie, recently adopted a son, and are living in a rented home in the Orlando, FL., until the details of the adoption can be finalized.
Though he has withdrawn from Quail Hollow, Watson will be in New Orleans next week to defend his Zurich Classic title, at the TPC Louisiana.
By not competing at the Wells Fargo Championship. Watson will have at least a week off to spend time with his wife Angie, and their newly adopted baby son, Caleb.
If he were to play in Charlotte, that would have put him playing in three events in a row. Teeing it up at the Wells Fargo, The Zurich Classic and The Players. As well as being away from his family.
Though Watson has withdrawn from the event. Five of the top-10 players in the Official World Golf Rankings will still be teeing it up at the Wells Fargo Championship.
Including No. 1 Rory McIlroy, No. 3 Lee Westwood, No. 5 Hunter Mahan, No. 8 Tiger Woods and No. 9 Phil Mickelson.