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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

masters notebook

Miguel Angel Jimenez, 50, shines at Masters

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

The Spaniard shot 33 on the back nine to finish fourth, his best showing at Augusta and the best for a 50-year-old player since Sam Snead.

Jordan Spieth has to settle for 2nd at Master

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

“Although I feel it’s like it’s very early in my career, and I’ll have more chances, it’s a stinger,” Spieth, 20, said.

Bubba Watson wins his second Masters

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Watson joined an elusive group as the 17th player to win a green jacket more than once.

Jordan Spieth ties Bubba Watson for Masters lead

By Michael Whitmer , Globe Staff

Spieth shot a 2-under 70 on Saturday, and at 5 under is tied with Watson for the lead.