Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Stroud wants to turn clock back to PGA Tour School days

One could make the argument – and. yes, it’s a bit of a reach – that the Golf Gods finally smiled ever so slightly on ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Stroud, Landy trying to salvage lost season

As the clock ticks down on a 2021-22 PGA Tour season noteworthy in the big picture for the disruption caused by the LIV Tour, it ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — LIV certain to upstage PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage

Much to the chagrin of the PGA Tour and its Rocket Mortgage Classic being played Thursday through Sunday in Detroit, the professional golf tournament getting ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Aspiring female pros tee off today in Babe Zaharias Open

From her perch up above, the world’s greatest female athlete must be beaming at how the dream of the late W.L. Pate Jr. has taken ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Playing St. Andrews was different kind of thrill

What better time than the eve of the 150th Open Championship on the Old Course at storied St. Andrews to share memories from a June, ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Injuries continue to raise questions for Stroud, Landry

Almost exactly three years ago – July 14, 2019 – the Port Neches-Groves duo of Andrew Landry and Chris Stroud delivered their best ever collective ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 12:07 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Ray Moore made lasting impact on area golf

Southeast Texas lost a golfing icon and one of the most classy gentlemen to ever tee it up in these parts, with the passing of ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 12:05 am

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BOB WEST — Andrew Landry hoping to get past shoulder issues in PGA return

The U.S. Open always brings a smile and a warm, fuzzy feeling to Andrew Landry, even when he’s not playing. And why shouldn’t it? In ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:08 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — Debate heats up over Mickelson, PGA Tour defectors

Tiger Woods reportedly turned down in excess of $500 million to become affiliated with the upstart Saudi Arabia-backed LIV golf tour, ostensibly because he didn’t ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:09 am

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Heart stents put on hold while Hardin bags hole in one

Derky Hardin of Groves wins this year’s “you gotta believe in fate award” for his first ever hole in one, after sinking a 6-iron from ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 12:06 am

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