Masters Winner Eschews Conventional Golf Career | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Masters Winner Eschews Conventional Golf Career

Growing up in the Florida Panhandle, golfer Gerry "Bubba" Watson never had a coach, trainer, nutritionist or sport psychologist. Nevertheless, he cultivated a powerful swing, and a distinctive style, which won him the 2012 Masters Golf Tournament on Sunday. Robert Siegel talks with Jaime Diaz, editor in chief of Golf World, about Watson's big win and his unconventional background.

Jenner: 'For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman'

In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20", the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.

PepsiCo Swaps Diet Drink's Aspartame For Other Artificial Sweeteners

The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.

Pop-Up Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on same-sex marriage, NPR's legal and political correspondents break down the historic case.

At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time

Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.