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Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF: Celebrated LU ex Gibson to speak at Zaharias awards

W.L Pate Jr. continues to deliver formidable, highly successful motivational speakers for the annual Babe Didrikson Zaharias High School Golf Awards banquet. Former Lamar University ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:07 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF: Participation dropping in junior golf tournaments

Once upon a time in the no-so-distant past, the Golden Triangle was a staunch bastion of junior golf. Participation and interest was such that then ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:05 am

Golf

PNG finishes 11th in regional golf tourney

Port Neches-Groves’ District 21-5A champions improved by 19 strokes on the second day of the Region III, 5A golf championship in College Station but it ... Read more

by Bob West, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:05 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Cook’s instruction starting to pay off for Bailey

Braden Bailey came oh-so-close to authoring what could have been an enduring golfing memory Monday in the qualifier for the Korn Ferry Tour’s Veritex Bank ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 12:05 am

Golf

BOB WEST — Golfer Jack Burke trending up as high school career winds down

Every time Little Cypress-Mauriceville senior Jack Burke wins another tournament or breaks another record, Texas State golf coach Shane Howell has to salivate a little ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:03 am

Golf

BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS: Andrew Landry returns to PGA Tour

Andrew Landry returns to the PGA Tour this week for the RBC Heritage Classic at Harbour Town Golf Club on Hilton Head Island. The former ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:02 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Spieth’s victory perfect kickoff for Masters week

Not that most folks in these parts need extra incentive to gear up for watching The Masters, but Jordan Spieth’s slump-ending victory in the Valero ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:04 am

Golf

PNG Purple, Wolfe’s prevail in 21-5A golf

Port Neches-Groves will be well represented at the April 19-20 Region III, 5A golf championships. The Indians are headed to the Texas A&M Golf Club ... Read more

by Bob West, Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:08 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Hoot Gibson latest to bag albatross at Babe Zaharias

Based on available odds, the chances of a golfer celebrating an albatross – three under par on a hole – is roughly 6 million to ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:05 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Lamar ex Harding raises profile with Euro Tour win

Most area golfers, I’m guessing, remember very little about a South African named Justin Harding who played for Lamar University in the 2005-06 and 2006-07 ... Read more

by Bob West, Saturday, March 27, 2021 9:31 am

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