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Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — 5 Under Golf receives national validation

Most anyone who has spent time at 5 Under Golf Center knows that the old Games People Play on College Street in Beaumont has been ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:03 am

Golf

PA-born Babe Zaharias receives posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom

Despite all the turmoil swirling in Washington D.C. Thursday, the posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom presentation to Port Arthur born Babe Didrikson Zaharias went off ... Read more

by Bob West, Saturday, January 9, 2021 12:10 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — New year brings new assets for Andrew Landry

Andrew Landry launches the 2021 portion of the PGA Tour this week in Hawaii with a second son on the way, a new putting coach ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:02 am

Local

Port Arthur’s Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Wonder Girl’s legend is returning to the White House. Port Arthur born Babe Didrikson Zaharias is scheduled to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of ... Read more

by Bob West, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:10 pm

Golf

BOB WEST — PNG trio facing vastly different 2021 scenarios

With the calendar flipping over to 2021, and COVID-19 still very much a factor in professional golf and its tournaments, two of the three Port ... Read more

by Bob West, Friday, January 1, 2021 12:06 am

Columns

BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS: Case for Babe Zaharias makes it to the White House

Three weeks ago a column in this space headlined, “President Trump needs to make it right on Zaharias,” outlined why Babe Zaharias should be awarded ... Read more

by Bob West, Friday, January 1, 2021 12:05 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Charlie Woods’ coming out party was eye opening

Tiger Woods learned something about golf over the weekend that I’ve known and embraced for years. Namely, that there are few, if any, joys for ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 12:03 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Tiger, Charlie lift father-son event to next level

Normally the PNC Championship would attract relatively few eyeballs as part of what is called golf’s December “silly season.” Pairing a famous father who has ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:02 am

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BOB WEST ON GOLF — President Trump needs to make it right on Zaharias

Perhaps you missed the recent announcements that President Trump had presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz and ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:03 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Golf has proven safe, popular amidst pandemic

In a 2020 that will long be remembered for the tragic toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic, from more than a quarter million lives lost, ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 12:02 am

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