WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ALMIGHTY STROP with mud ball at The Masters!

Bubba Watson was absolutely furious when a mud ball took off into the Azaleas at The Masters at the par-5 13th.

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Fri, 8 Apr 2022
WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ALMIGHTY STROP with mud ball at The Masters!

It's safe to say Bubba Watson and mud balls do not mix. But throw at mud ball into the equation at The Masters and it's not pretty.

Watson was absolutely furious with the way his ball "just took off" during his opening round on Thursday at Augusta National.

Two-time Masters champion Watson was on the scorable 13th hole, the par-5 called Azalea, playing his second shot. 

Watson took a solid pass at the golf ball and no sooner had the ball left the club face had Watson was seeing red with what unfolded.

"Mud! Are you kidding me?!" he shouted before turning away in disgust. The ball flies straight into the Azaleas. "Oh dear!" said Jim Nantz. 

A perplexed Watson said: "It just took off that way! There's no freakin' way!" before looking like he was about to snap his club.

Watson, 43, then sarcastically adds: "I mean I guess I gotta lay up with a putter?!" before going to search for his muddy ball. 

The left hander eventually managed to escape the hole with a solid par on his way to an opening round of 1-over par 73. 

He made three birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey in his first 18 holes. He won The Masters in 2012 and 2014.

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