Fall 2022

Searched For: Bubba Watson

Around the Net - Bubba wins the Masters, Tim Tebow speaks at Easter service, Pena back with Rays

Bubba Watson wins the Masters Bubba Watson won the 2012 Masters, clinching the tournament win after a two-hole playoff against Louis Oosthuizen. Watson, who was featured in the Winter 2012 issue of Sports Spectrum, finished at 10-under and won his first major tournament. When asked about how special it was to win on Easter, Bubba said: "Yeah, this is the day Jesus is risen..." Tim Tebow speaks to thousands at Easter service 15,000 people showed up for an Easter service in Georgetown, Texas with Tim Tebow as the guest speaker. Celebration Church hosted the service and their pastor, Joe Champion, and Tebow talked for about 20 minutes. "It's OK to be outspoken about your faith... Carlos Pena makes return to Rays, gets 7 RBIs verses the Yankees Carlos Pena made a big return to the Tampa Bay Rays this weekend. Pena had 7 RBIs against for the Rays in their series vs. the New York Yankees. Pena was featured in Sports Spectrum in the Summer 2009 issue and said this about his relationship with Christ... Christian Athletes in the Headlines Masters winner Watson not ashamed of his Christian faith (BillyGraham.org) C.J. McCollum: Why I'm returning to Lehigh for my senior year (Sporting News) Tim Tebow connects with inmates during prison visits (NFL.com)

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Around the Net - Athletes turn to Christian rapper Lecrae for inspiration

A recent feature on ESPN.com reveals that Christian rapper, Lecrae, has become an inspirational figure and leader amongst Christian athletes. Lecrae speaks at many different teams' chapel services and has developed friendships throughout the sports world. Some of his closest friends in sports include Bubba Watson, Dwight Howard, and Justin Forsett. When asked about the issues he talks about with the athletes at chapel service, Lecrae says, "I think one of the biggest issues is really just significance and purpose, and not having your identity wrapped up in your performance..."

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Around the Net - Brees breaks record, Pettitte starts Game 2, Hamilton done in Texas?

Drew Brees broke Johnny Unitas' record last night... Andy Pettitte will go for an MLB-record 20th postseason win for the Yankees tonight. Former manager Buck Showalter comments on Pettitte's success... Josh Hamilton may have worn out his welcome in Texas. But he says that wherever he may go in free agency, it will be where God directs him to go... Tebow tweets about playing in the 666th Monday night game, Bubba Watson tweets about a party in heaven, and Jim Irsay tweets about delivering the game ball to Chuck Pagano...

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A Heavenly Future

Bubba Watson’s phone rang. His dad was calling. “If this is truth, if God is truth—you better start practicing,” Gerry said once Bubba picked up the phone. “Why do I need to practice?” said a confounded Bubba, who was having his best PGA Tour season yet. “You better practice because by the time you get to heaven, I’m going to be so good at golf...”

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SS at the Super Bowl: Blog Entry No. 2

On Saturday night at the Rock and Worship Roadshow, we got a chance to go backstage and interview one of the biggest names in hip-hop, Lecrae Moore. Sure, Lecrae may not be someone we typically feature in Sports Spectrum. He's not an athlete. He's a musician. But he relates to athletics because of hip-hop's influence in the athletic sphere. He recently delivered a message for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his event manager showed us a number of pictures from a golf round Lecrae played with Bubba Watson, who we featured in our Winter 2012 issue...

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Scottie Scheffler voted 2022 PGA Tour Player of the Year as his identity remains in Christ

Golfer Scottie Scheffler capped off his remarkable year on Saturday when he was voted by...

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Scottie Scheffler wins Masters, says 'reason I play golf is I'm trying to glorify God'

Fifty-six days ago, Scottie Scheffler was a 25-year-old beginning his third full season on the...

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Scottie Scheffler staying grounded in faith during rise to golf's world No. 1

Scottie Scheffler looked every bit the top player in the World Golf Rankings in his...

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Daily Devotional: Friday, March 4 - Be An Open Book

"Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you...

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WATCH: Sports Spectrum Magazine Winter 2021 Trailer

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NEW PODCAST: Bernhard Langer - Two-Time Masters Champion

THIS IS EPISODE 426 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST Bernhard Langer is a golfing legend....

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NEW PODCAST: Mark Immelman - PGA Tour Commentator, Golf Coach

THIS IS EPISODE 423 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST Mark Immelman is the Director of...

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NEW PODCAST: Steve Burdick - College Golf Fellowship Executive Director

THIS IS EPISODE 370 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST Steve Burdick is the Executive Director...

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Golfer J.B. Holmes among British Open leaders, thankful to God for surviving two brain surgeries

Through two rounds of golf's British Open in Portrush, Northern Ireland, J.B. Holmes was tied...

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Golfer Kevin Streelman arrives at British Open after last-minute email invite

Taking the course Thursday at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for the British Open is...

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