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Justin Bieber and Masters champ Bubba Watson: A love story?

April 17, 2012|By Christie D'Zurilla
  • Justin Bieber and Bubba Watson, BFFs? The Masters golf champ, right, says the Biebs is the only big name he talked to after his win.
Justin Bieber and Bubba Watson, BFFs? The Masters golf champ, right, says… (Kevin Winter, left; Rick…)

Justin Bieber and Masters golf champ Bubba Watson, BFFs? Who knew?

"Justin Bieber is the only person I talked to on the phone that night after I won," Watson told E! News over the weekend.

"He called me and I talked to him on the phone and he and Selena [Gomez] were congratulating me, and it was a big honor that they would both call me and talk to me," he said.

Watson, who won the legendary green jacket a week ago Sunday, was part of the red carpet frenzy at the Tim Tebow Foundation Charity Celebrity Golf Classic in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., where on Friday he gave his No. 15-emblazoned Masters players badge to the man the event was named after.

“I knew I’d see Tim in a week,” Watson told the Florida Times-Union. “I told my caddie, I’m going to keep it unopened, and I’m going to hand it to him. I just felt like I should give it to him. It’s his football number, and I thought he might want it more now that I won."

Aww! The new dad even earned a red-carpet man-hug from the quarterback.

But enough of the Tebowing — let's get back to the Bieber-Bubba bromance. How in the world would Justin even have Bubba's nmber? Well, as loyal fans will recall, the goofballs hit the links together in September, with Watson tweeting a photo as proof.

Regarding Bieber's abilities on the links, Watson said, "Man, he can sing and dance."

So given his buddy-buddy relationship with the Biebs — "That's what I call him, the Biebs," Watson said on the red carpet — what's up for Watson now that the Masters is conquered? We hope you didn't say a boy band, because that's exactly what he and three other pro golfers have done already, for charity, as the Golf Boys.

After watching the video below — Bubba's the one in the overalls — all we can say is, man, he can play golf.


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