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J.B. Holmes

Bubba Watson talks, plays a good game

Bubba Watson can't help himself. He knows only one way to answer questions, and that's to utter the first thing that pops into his head.

After he completed a morning practice round Monday at Congressional Country Club, he was asked if he had enjoyed seeing anything particular on the golf course.

"The clubhouse," he replied. "I'm gonna eat lunch."

Watson also didn't give the conventional answer to the question dogging American golfers: Why can't any of them win a major?

Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen, Martin Kaymer and Charl Schwartzel all have won since a Yankee (Phil Mickelson, 2010 Masters) holed a putt to clinch a major championship. A...