Michael Whitmer

Whitmer joined the Globe in 2001, and has covered golf since 2009 and the Patriots since 2011. A graduate of Miami University, he has worked at newspapers in Georgia and North Carolina, and also spends part of the year working on the Globe’s sports copy desk.

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Rich Berberian wins NEPGA Championship

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

The Windham CC pro shot a 1-under-par 71 to win the 54-hole event by three shots.


Deutsche Bank Championship will be minus some familiar names

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Jason Dufner, and Steve Stricker are among the players who aren’t expected to show up in Norton.

Week in golf: Slight motivation for Tiger Woods

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Rory McIlroy may have inadvertently given Woods some incentive for a big comeback.

Tom Brady back under center for Patriots

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

In his first action of the exhibition season, Brady was 8-for-10 passing for 81 yards, a touchdown, and an interception.