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Bob West, Author at Port Arthur News

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — BZO tourney field competing for W.L. Pate trophy

A couple of terrific touches have been added for the second annual Babe Zaharias Open, which teed off Tuesday morning at Beaumont Country Club. For ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:06 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — A day to think about Lietzke leaving us too soon

It’s two days late, but it’s never tardy to be acknowledging the birthday of Southeast Texas’ best, most successful male golfer. Bruce Lietzke, had he ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:06 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Airrosti gives Chris Stroud new lease on golf, life

Thanks to a revolutionary treatment called Airrosti, the light at the end of the tunnel for Chris Stroud’s injury-threatened career in professional golf is no ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 12:10 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Landry is back, Stroud to return soon

For those who have been wondering about the PGA Tour absences of Port Neches-Groves exes Andrew Landry and Chris Stroud, there are good reasons in ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 12:07 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Babe Zaharias Open has added meaning after Pate’s death

Many important matters tied into the Babe Zaharias Foundation are in limbo due to last week’s untimely death of its long-time president W.L. Pate Jr. ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:28 am

Columns

BOB WEST’S CHIP SHOTS — LANDRY RETURNS for first action in nearly a month

After a month-long absence from the PGA Tour, Andrew Landry is returning for this week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. Landry has not played since ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:06 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — W.L. Pate Jr. was an amazing ambassador for Babe Zaharias

Babe Zaharias was no doubt at the forefront of heaven’s welcoming committee for W.L. Pate Jr., 73, but his unexpected and far-too-premature passing is going ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:05 am

Golf

BOB WEST CHIP SHOTS: LCM’s Jack Burke fails to make cut; Babe Zaharias results shared

Despite rebounding with a second-day 73, recent LC-M graduate Jack Burke failed to make the cut in last week’s 112th Texas Amateur Championship at Midland ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:04 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Burke looks to make more area history in Texas Amateur

With his star-spangled high school career now in the rear-view mirror, Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Jack Burke headed west on Tuesday to prepare for his most prestigious ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:04 am

Columns

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Jerry Honza honored at Zaharias Junior Golf Awards

On a night when former Lamar University great Kelly Gibson challenged and regaled the area’s top junior golfers with some memorable stories of his PGA ... Read more

by Bob West, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:05 am

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