Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson says CBD – the chemical found in hemp and marijuana plants – can help sustain his career at the highest level.
CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning it won’t get you high, and is marketed to help relieve pain, reduce inflammation and lessen symptoms of anxiety.
Watson, who recently celebrated his 40th birthday, revealed he uses such products in order to ease the rigors of playing professional golf and credits it for keeping him free of injury.
“I see Phil Mickelson winning at 48, so I’ve got at least eight more years of having a shot of winning some tournaments,” Watson told CNN Sport’s Don Riddell.
“So for me it was about how I create longevity in the game of golf and spending time with my kids running around. CBD was easily a fit for me.”