NFL Writer

Ben Volin

Ben Volin joined the Globe in 2013 as the national NFL reporter, with a focus on the Patriots. During his tenure in Boston, Volin has covered two Patriots Super Bowl runs, Deflategate, and the Aaron Hernandez murder saga.

A graduate of Emory University with an MBA from the University of Florida, Volin previously spent eight years at the Palm Beach Post, where he covered the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators.

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Ben Volin

Five players to watch at the US Senior Open

By , Globe Staff

The Champions Tour major begins Thursday at Salem CC in Peabody. Here are the top contenders.

US SENIOR OPEN NOTEBOOK

For a couple of weeks, Nick Faldo gets back in the game

By , Globe Staff

He made a rare start on the Champions Tour last week, and is now in his first Senior Open.

A real-life ‘Tin Cup’ story at the Senior Open

By , Globe Staff

Texas teaching pro Ricky Arnett qualified at the course where the movie’s “US Open” scenes were filmed.

US SENIOR OPEN NOTEBOOK

Fred Couples on a big momentum swing heading to Salem

By , Globe Staff

Couples, 57, is coming off a win in last weekend’s Champions Tour event.