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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
June 24 - 4:17
Criticism aside, Chambers Bay delivers in quantity (drama) and quality (Spieth)

June 22 - 2:45
Jason Day's heroic U.S. Open week ends short of title

June 22 - 1:45
Johnson's three-putt sets up latest major disappointment at U.S. Open

June 21 - 12:10
Jason Day digs deep, grabs share of U.S. Open lead

June 20 - 8:21
Rory McIlroy struggles on fast, firm U.S. Open setup

June 20 - 1:14
Chambers Bay unnerves golfers as U.S. Open heats up

June 19 - 10:51
Short U.S. Open week for homegrown players Moore, Putnam

June 19 - 9:55
At 20, Beau Hossler not quite a vet in third U.S. Open

June 19 - 9
Woodland battles at U.S. Open with dehydration, virus issues

June 19 - 8:44
Notes: Grace, Montgomerie mount charges at U.S. Open

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