117843763 bubbaThere are moments when ignorance really is bliss, like the first time Boo Weekley made it over to the British Open and was a quote machine, famously saying, "It's been rough on the food. Ain't no sweet tea, and ain't no fried chicken."
There are others when not doing your homework, literally, can be insulting. That's the battle Bubba Watson is facing at the Alstom Open de France, his first ever regular Race to Dubai event on the European Tour. Watson, the 12th ranked player in the world, has rubbed the French locals the wrong with with some of his quotes about landmarks and his actions, according to Bernie McGuire.
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"I think this might be the only time I play in Europe. I miss my home," Watson said.
"I love France. France is a nice place. Paris is a beautiful city. I went to the Eiffel Tower, to the Louvre, somthing like that, and the arch way, and saw the castle that we are staying next to (Versailles Palace)."
Watson described the Eiffel Tower as 'that big tower' and the Arc de