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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Ryan Hanigan proves a hit for Red Sox — in many ways

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Catcher’s at-bats, bruises are telling in what he brings to new team

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Jordan Spieth is a champ on and off the course

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Golf is what he does (prudent choice, by the way), but it’s certainly not who he is.


Rory McIlroy finishes strong at Masters

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McIlroy actually shot eight strokes lower than Spieth over the final 45 holes of the tournament.

Jordan Spieth wins Masters, redeems himself

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The win by the 21-year-old Texan, who set multiple scoring records, ushers in a new era for professional golf.