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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
Sept. 03 - 11:57
Babineau: FedEx Cup Playoffs are great, but they could be better

Aug. 24 - 3:04
DeChambeau rises to top of amateur game with a style (and set of clubs) all his own

Aug. 23 - 8:28
Bryson DeChambeau a unique champion at U.S. Amateur

Aug. 22 - 4:15
DeChambeau surges past Crocker to make U.S. Amateur final

Aug. 21 - 10:05
Crocker paddles another opponent en route to U.S. Amateur semifinals

Aug. 20 - 9:49
Comfortable with spotlight, Dunne reaches quarters at U.S. Amateur

Aug. 20 - 2:41
Top ams roll into Round of 16 at U.S. Amateur

Aug. 19 - 9:05
Hunter Stewart knocks off the rust and Lee McCoy in U.S. Amateur

Aug. 19 - 5:40
Mitchell’s clutch save on 18th edges Koepka in U.S. Amateur Round of 64

Aug. 19 - 2:53
Mid-am champion Harvey DQ'd for signing incorrect scorecard at U.S. Amateur

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