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Wednesday
Jan302013

Bubba: "I think we should check people for mental problems if they're taking deer antler spray."

Steve DiMeglio files an updated story on the Vijay Singh-uses-banned-substances story, with some of Vijay's pass issues.

And now what figures to be a future issue for Vijay with a peer, as Bubba Watson made several provocative statements in his pre-Waste Management Open press conference.

" … It's sad that people do stuff like that. It's sad that people would put some weird thing like that in their body not knowing what it's going to do to their body. But I love a sport, I happen to play golf. I love this sport. I would never do that. First of all, I would never put something named that in my body. If I lose my Tour card, I'm never going to go to deer antler spray to try to help me. It would just be I'd have to find a new job.

" … I think we should check people for mental problems if they're taking deer antler spray. That's kind of weird."

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Reader Comments (27)

Nice to see Bubba hasn't changed with money and fame.

I'm sure Vijay will find it as amusing as when someone brings up cheating.
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterMike U (LA, CA)
"mental problems"...Bubba? OK
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBobby D
Out of the mouths of babes....
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterD. maculata
Have to excuse Bubba. When they interviewed him Jeopardy was on in the background.
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterAG
Today over the phone my Dad and I were catching up on current events and I asked if he'd heard the news about Vijay? He said he had and followed up with..."what was that spray he was using again, donkey piss?"

;0)
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
I think we should check people for mental problems when they buy the car used on Dukes of Hazzard.

I think we should check people for mental problems when they spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on a watch.

I think we should check people for mental problems when they yell at spectators for no good reason.
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterI'm Johnny
Johnny, he's an odd one, no doubt.....but he doesn't pay for those watches.
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Johnny I agree with your last two but the first? Wait a sec hes just a good ol boy never meanin' no harm!
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJSP
I think we should check people for mental problems.
01.30.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
Poor Vijay, look at the Stanford Financial gear he's wearing in the pic above. Wonder whatever happened to those lawsuits?
01.30.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Personally, I think people that don't enjoy a nice glass of wine or a cold beer have mental problems. But then, I'm Australian...
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterIanB
Dear Bubba, Ik think people should be checked for mental illness when they think they have been helped winning a golf tournament by an imaginary omnipotent friend while this friend every year lets children die by the millions.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBubbasfriend
Bubba passing judgement on others, ugh
"Learn to be patient in enduring the faults of others, remembering that you yourself have many which others have to put up with. If you can not make yourself be what you would like, how can you expect another to be as you would like? We wish to see perfection in others, but do not correct our own faults."

"Watch over yourself and take care not to judge the actions of other people. We gain nothing by criticizing others, but often are mistaken and thereby offend God. But to judge yourself and your own actions is always profitable."
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKelly Blake Moran
opening his mouth and removing all doubt...

confirming what we already knew about the Masters champ, plunging the depths of "stupid long"
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterUmp
sorry Johnny, but the watch was given to him from his sponsor. he wore it in events to advertise. not even sure if he got to keep it. Similar to famous celebs wearing million dollar bras in victoria secret shoot. no one accuses them of buying a million dollar bra. bBubba never bought the 500,000 dollar watch. but of course Johnny would rather hate on someone than to get real information. funny how people jump to conclusions without knowing a lick of actual facts. Maybe similar to the edited MSNBC tapes that are pumped out twisting the real story
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLarry
Bubba was obviously joking around. He was on the telecast yesterday at 16 before teeing off, and referencing every sponsor he has, and it was funny the way he did it. Tone is everything along with body language, and Bubba was just jerking VJ's chain.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
When the voice of reason comes from Bubba Watson you know you have made a stupid choice!

There's cheating and stupidity, Vijah's choice veers much closer to stupidity because he could have taken a real PE drug and not a quack drug on the fringe that attempts to mimic a better acting PE.

Then again some of my playing partners wear copper braclets and frequency braclets. Vijay's choice is much closer to this mentality. Remember he freely admitted to using deer antler spray and WAS an enthusiatic supporter. That is more telling then attenpted cheating and trying to conceal it.

Ignorance is no excuse, so let a short suspension begin. Hopefully there is not some automatic lengthy suspension without disgression.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterStephenP
StephenP, the Tour caught Calcavecchia using the same product and did not suspend him -- so clearly there is no automatic suspension associated with this.

As for Bubba, if the poor fella had to go out and get a real job he'd likely starve...
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
@ Larry, Bubba is an idiot - watch or no watch.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPress Agent
@Pressagent ha yes i will agree to that.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterLarry
Let's make this unanimous: Bubba is an idiot.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered Commentertlavin
"Bubba is an idiot."

Wait a minute!...never mind.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBobby D
Larry, you take things way too serious. Should I explain the point I was trying to make. Obviously went way over your head. Take a chill. And what the hell are you talking about with MSNBC? I think you might be on the wrong site pal.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterI'm Johnny
Larry, you take things way too serious. Should I explain the point I was trying to make. Obviously went way over your head. Take a chill. And what the hell are you talking about with MSNBC? I think you might be on the wrong site pal.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterI'm Johnny
Digger, just watched Bubba again. Pretty sure this tool wasn't kidding. He's turned into a modern day "christian", where all the mistakes he makes God forgives, all the mistakes others make are because something is wrong with them. He's a christian like Tammy Faye was a christian.
01.31.2013 | Unregistered Commenterrich hertz
IanB, I'm with you! Ordered in a case of fine "juice" just today, be here tomorrow ;)

Is it just me, and all joking aside, or does Bubba really seem unstable? Worrisome. Kind of just occurring to me...
01.31.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF

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