It's Masters week at Augusta National Golf Club, and Georgia alum Bubba Watson is trying to take home the coveted green jacket for the third time. But before the action tees off Thursday, Watson gets to pick the menu for Tuesday night's champions dinner, the annual meal enjoyed by previous winners of the tournament. Like most good Southern boys, Watson is a fan of Waffle House, and he was hoping to have the Norcross-based diner chain cater his meal.
Alas, that won't happen, per SB Nation:
But according to Bubba, he's not allowed to have Waffle House brought in for his meal. "You can't use a name brand," he told reporters on a conference call in advance of the Masters. So no Waffle House for all the dignitaries and legends. However, it will stay basic. "I eat plain," he admitted in the same call.
So what's Watson serving instead of delicious Waffle House? The same menu he picked for his first champions dinner in 2013, according to the Golf Channel: Caesar salad, grilled chicken breast, green beans, mashed potatoes, corn, macaroni and cheese, cornbread, and confetti cake with vanilla ice cream for dessert.
Watson wasn't kidding about eating plain. That menu is not quite as exciting as waffles, patty melts, and hash browns with assorted toppings.