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Jeff Babineau
Senior Writer

Hometown: Dennis, Mass. Career highlights: Have attended nearly 80 majors (including each of Tiger Woods' 14 major victories), and nine Ryder Cups. Multiple winner, GWAA Writing Awards, including best column, 2003. Former golf writer at Orlando Sentinel, where previous beats included the NHL and NFL. At 17, won club championship at Dennis Pines, and attempted (key word, attempted) to play at Florida Southern College on a team that eventually would include two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen, near-U.S. Open champion Rocco Mediate, and longtime PGA/Champions Tour player Marco Dawson (a fraternity brother). Master of the low punchout from the trees ...

Recent Stories by Jeff Babineau
Oct. 08 - 6:04
Schmitz earns dream Masters trip with dad following par-4 ace and U.S. Mid-Am title

Oct. 08 - 12:29
Schmitz holds 2-up lead on Dull midway through U.S. Mid-Am final

Oct. 07 - 8:07
A caddie playing the Masters? Dull could make it happen with U.S. Mid-Am victory

Oct. 07 - 1:06
Wealth adviser Brad Wilder among semifinalists at U.S. Mid-Amateur

Oct. 06 - 8:11
With eye still on Augusta, ex-pro Daley advances at U.S. Mid-Am

Oct. 06 - 2:33
Scott Harvey falls in U.S. Mid-Amateur Round of 32

Sept. 29 - 1:26
With Ryder Cup a year away, U.S. captain faces many challenges

Sept. 25 - 8:25
Holmes contends in Tour Championship debut, and another postseason prize looms

Sept. 24 - 7:30
Henrik Stenson races out to 63, two-shot lead at Tour Championship

Sept. 24 - 6:19
Schniederjans motivated for Tour Championship return as more than marker

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