12:14 pm, Sun 17 Jun 2012 Lee Westwood at US Open
Lee Westwood up from 29th to ninth at US Open
by ITV Central
Lee Westwood receiving his OBE from the Queen
Credit: ITV Central
Nottinghamshire’s Lee Westwood is up from 29th to ninth in his third round at the US Open in San Francisco.
Westwood, who was born in Worksop, sank a seven-foot putt on the 499-yard par-four fifth and then birdied again at the 268-yard seventh.
The world number three stood three over par and was only four behind overnight leaders Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk and David Toms, who had yet to tee off.
3:17 pm, Sun 10 Jun 2012 Central Sport
Nottinghamshire's Lee Westwood high hopes for US Open
by ITV Central
Worksop-born Lee Westwood said he is feeling confident about the US Open.
The world number three flew to California today and he says he has high hopes of making it three European wins in a row at the US Open.
Ranking as world number three the 39-year-old stormed to a five-stroke victory at the Nordea Masters in Sweden, making it his third win in the event in three different decades.
He will tee off on Thursday and play the first two rounds at the Olympic Club with Luke Donald and Rory Mcllroy, the only two players ahead of him in the rankings.
1:58 pm, Tue 20 Mar 2012 Lee Westwood Honoured
Lee Westwood receiving the Freedom of Bassetlaw
The golfer Lee Westwood was presented with a scroll and jewel of office at a special ceremony at Retford Town Hall. The 38-year-old from Worksop is the first person to become an Honorary Freeman of Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire.
10:57 am, Tue 20 Mar 2012 Lee Westwood Honoured
Bassetlaw MP 'Proud' of Westwood
Bassetlaw MP, John Mann has announced on
his website that he's tabled an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons to celebrate Lee Westwood's Freedom of the District honour.
"Lee Westwood has remained loyal to his home town of Worksop, remained active in local golf and in particular has used his iconic status to encourage young people to take up golf."
– JOHN MANN, EDM AS PUBLISHED ON HIS WEBSITE
10:05 am, Tue 20 Mar 2012 Lee Westwood Honoured
Top golfer to be given honorary freedom of his home district
Lee Westwood achieved number 1 spot in the World Ranking in 2010
The world's top golfer Lee Westwood is to be given honorary freedom of his home district of Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire. Westwood, who is from Worksop, will be presented with the honour at
Retford Town Hall