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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

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Bailey’s 68 not good enough in Monday qualifier

Not that he was surprised, because he understands how low you almost always have to go in a Monday qualifier to get into a PGA ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12:01 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Landry in field for groundbreaking Players TV trial

Andrew Landry, after taking two weeks off following a tie for 26th at Riviera in Los Angeles, returns to the PGA Tour this week to ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:07 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Xander Parks upstages Burke in West Brook tourney

A man bites dog story of sorts took place in area schoolboy golf at last week’s West Brook Larry Paine Invitational played at Henry Homberg ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:02 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — LU in all-time top 50 for PGA Tour money winnings

One of the most popular segments of a sports talk radio show I did for many years was trivia. Listeners loved to show off their ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:03 am

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