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

NEW ENGLAND GOLF NOTEBOOK

Senior and Symetra tour events highlight local golf schedule

By , Globe Staff

Belmont hosts the Senior Players Championship, while Thorny Lea welcomes the W.B. Mason Championship.

Area golf courses bouncing back from winter whiteout

By , Globe Staff

Courses are open, but it may take some time before they are in midseason form.

DBC happy to share spotlight with IndyCar race in Boston

By , Globe Staff

The Verizon IndyCar Series will have its season finale next year in Boston on the same weekend as the Deutsche Bank Championship.

HORSE RACING

Belmont presents Triple Crown challenge for American Pharoah

By , Globe Staff

Starting with 2006, every Belmont Stakes winner has been a horse who did not run the Preakness.