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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Muirfield’s vote to exclude women is a step back for golf

By , Globe Staff

The membership’s decision was met with a swift response: The R&A pulled the club from the Open rotation.

Patriots draft pick Ted Karras has football in his blood

By , Globe Staff

He’s the great-nephew of Alex Karras and would be the fifth member of his family to play in the NFL.

Mass. Golf Hall of Fame announces Class of 2016

By , Globe Staff

The honorees include nine-time MGA Player of the Year Frank Vana Jr. and literary legend Herbert Warren Wind.


At Salem Country Club, old is new

By , Globe Staff

The greens at the course were replaced to the original design in anticipation of next year’s US Senior Open.