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Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

Golf

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Southeast Texans have made mark in PGA Championship.  

With the year’s first major — the PGA Championship — being played this week at Harding Park in San Francisco, it’s time for a little ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:04 am

Golf

CHIP SHOTS — Stroud misses cut at Barracuda Championship

Chris Stroud, three years after winning the Barracuda Championship, missed the cut in that tourney. In an event played on a Stableford format, Stroud’s plus ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 12:03 am

Golf

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Zaharias albatross outbreak followed by hole-in-one spree

Unusual results are still transpiring at Babe Zaharias Memorial Golf Course. A week after a pair of 6-million-to-1 albatrosses were recorded, not one, not two, ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:08 am

Golf

CHIP SHOTS — WO-S ex Michael Arnaud has best week

The best performance of the week by a professional golfer with Southeast Texas ties belonged to West Orange-Stark ex Michael Arnaud. Playing in the Korn ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:07 am

Golf

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Rogers, Geoffroy defy albatross odds at Zaharias

Something weird is going on at Babe Zaharias. According to established odds, it’s roughly 6 million to one against a golfer authoring the game’s rarest ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:01 am

Golf

BOB WEST — Lamar-ex M.J. Daffue makes statement at Workday Charity Open

Outside of Southeast Texas, rookie Collin Morikawa was the talk of the PGA Tour after his dramatic sudden death victory Sunday over Justin Thomas at ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:07 am

Golf

BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS — Chris Stroud makes cut in Ohio

Chris Stroud had another solid week at the Workday and did it the hard way. Stroud made the cut despite taking a triple bogey 8 ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:06 am

Golf

BOB WEST — DeChambeau’s length could threaten golf norms

Don’t look now — or if you do cover your eyes with your hands first — but the once genteel game of golf has a ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:04 am

Golf

BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS — Chris Stroud rebounds at Rocket Mortgage

CHIP SHOTS Chris Stroud rebounded from a missed cut with a solid showing in the Rocket Mortgage. Stroud shot rounds of 66-71-69-70 for a 12-under ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 12:03 am

Golf

BOB WEST ON GOLF — 5 Under on rebound from COVID-19 setback

Following a shutdown mandated by an employee testing positive for COVID-19 last Sunday, 5 Under Golf Center in Beaumont is undergoing an EPA-approved decontamination cleaning ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:33 am

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