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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

John Kelly wins Massachusetts Amateur

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Neither player had appeared in the Mass Am final before, and both showed nerves: Clapp during a poor start, and Kelly early in the second round.

106th Massachusetts Amateur

It’s John Kelly vs. Doug Clapp for Mass Am title

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Both Kelly, 25, and Clapp, 47, will be playing in their first Mass Am final on Saturday.

Given gift, Matt Parziale cashes in at Mass Am

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Matt Parziale received an unexpected gift at the Massachusetts Amateur.

Mo Martin finished strong at Women’s British Open

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Ranked No. 99 in the world heading into the Women’s British Open, Martin stunned the golf world by winning at Royal Birkdale in dramatic fashion.