Bubba Watson on course for third Masters after winning the Dell World Match Play title

BUBBA WATSON is bang on course for a third Masters triumph after steamrollering the opposition to win the Dell World Match Play title.

Watson flattened fellow American Kevin Kisner 7 and6 in a hopelessly one-sided remaining, after beating world No 2 Justin Thomas in the semis.

 Bubba Watson is bang on course for a third Masters triumph

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Bubba Watson is bang on course for a third Masters triumph

That earlier victory denied Thomas the probability to enter subsequent week’s Masters as the new world No1 – even a defeat in the last would have been ok for him to leapfrog over Dustin Johnson.

It by no means seemed like occurring as double Masters champion Watson charged into a 3 up lead after simply six holes, and closed out a three and a couple of win.

His path to victory in the remaining was even smoother.

Kisner froze on the huge stage, dropping the first 5 holes. He bogeyed 4 in a row after his opponent began with a winning birdie, and it appeared like he was destined for a report defeat.

 The American steamrollered past everyone to win the Dell World Match Play title

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The American steamrollered previous everybody to win the Dell World Match Play title

The most important margin of victory on this occasion was the eight and seven romp Tiger Woods loved towards Stewart Cink in the 2008 ultimate, so a minimum of Kisner prevented that destiny.

Watson, who additionally gained the Genesis Open final month, hugged mum Molly and commented: “I received off to a very good begin twice, and I’ve simply been so focussed all week – I can solely consider 4 unfastened photographs I hit in seven matches, which is nice enjoying.”

Europe’s final survivor, Swede Alex Noren, bounced again from his semi-ultimate loss to Kisner by seeing off Thomas in the third place play-off 5 and three.

And he earned a hatful of qualifying factors in the direction of a Ryder Cup debut in September.

BUBBA WATSON is bang on course for a third Masters triumph after steamrollering the opposition to win the Dell World Match Play title.

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