Reporter

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.

Latest stories

Ankle injury puts Rory McIlroy’s British Open defense in doubt

By , Globe Staff

The world’s top-ranked golfer said he suffered the injury while playing soccer.

Boston city golf courses to host 2018 Mass. Amateur

By , Globe Staff

The George Wright and William J. Devine golf clubs will be the first daily-fee, public-access facilities to host the tournament.

Michael Whitmer | Golf notes

After victory, Andover’s Rob Oppenheim eyes PGA Tour

By , Globe Staff

Winning the Air Capital Classic moved Oppenheim to No. 13 on the Web.com money list.

At Concord country club, 10 holes-in-one in two months

By , Globe Staff

Golfers ranging from 11 to 79 years old have recorded a hole-in-one at Nashawtuc Country Club this year.