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Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLD — Back woes cause Stroud to take PGA Tour medical leave

Resigned to the fact that lower back issues are going to continue to prevent him from being competitive on a week-to-week basis on the PGA ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:11 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF: Spectators to be allowed at Houston Open

With World No. 1 Dustin Johnson, two-time U.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka, and former World No. 1 Jason Day heading up a strong field, the ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:02 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Former LU star Daffue making PGA Tour waves

With Andrew Landry not playing his first 2020-21 PGA Tour event until this week in Las Vegas, and back problems contributing to Chris Stroud missing ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:05 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Bryan Jackson made his mark in area golf circles

Every golfer in Southeast Texas who celebrates after rolling in a good putt the next few days should pause for a moment of silence in ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:21 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Inaugural Babe Zaharias Open, Beaumont Country Club given high marks

Somewhere up above last weekend, Babe Zaharias probably delivered a high five to fellow LPGA Hall of Famer Marilynn Smith in celebration of a successful ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:05 am

Golf

Bob West’s Chip Shots: Cut line rises late, pushes Stroud out of Safeway Open

The 2020-21 PGA Tour season got off to a disappointing start for Port Neches-Groves ex Chris Stroud in the Safeway Open last week in Napa, ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:08 am

Columns

Bob West’s Chip Shots: Darren Blackwell aces hole at Babe Zaharias

Darren Blackwell of Nederland scored his first ever hole in one Saturday at Babe Zaharias. Blackwell used a 7-iron from 148-yards on the 15th hole. ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:02 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF: Jack Nicklaus’ career earnings dwarfed in one week

Jack Nicklaus, arguably, was the greatest golfer of all time, but you couldn’t tell it by the PGA Tour’s all-time official money list. Nicklaus, with ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:01 am

Golf

BOB WEST: Babe Zaharias Memorial survives Laura, which wrecks Sunset Grove

Unlike Orange’s Sunset Grove Country Club 25 miles to the East, Port Arthur’s Babe Zaharias Memorial Golf Club escaped Hurricane Laura’s wrath without visible damage. ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:04 am

Golf

Female pros get break on Babe Zaharias Open

Among many Southeast Texans heaving a sigh of relief after dodging Hurricane Laura destruction last week was Babe Didrikson Zaharias Foundation president W.L. Pate Jr. ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:01 am

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