Stories by Doug Ferguson

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Mickelson saves best shot at Ryder Cup for Watson

Phil Mickelson knew this Ryder Cup was a lost cause before it was over. That's what led him to say in a television interview, "We had a great formula in '08 and I don't know why we strayed from ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Mickelson unhappy with Watson's decisions as captain

U.S. captain Tom Watson suffered a pair of defeats Sunday in the Ryder Cup - first from the Europeans, and then from Phil Mickelson.
By Doug Ferguson

Europe keeps Ryder Cup

Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team, if not the best players. Behind two early comebacks that showed its resolve, Europe ...
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Ryder Cup singles has some rematches

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The singles today include a couple of rematches.
By Doug Ferguson

Mickelson sits out Saturday

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Phil Mickelson wasn't a player on Saturday at the Ryder Cup. He was a cheerleader.
By Doug Ferguson

Europe extends lead on US

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Europe has lead after Day 1 of Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.
By Doug Ferguson

Reed, Spieth wins in Ryder Cup debut

Former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth made an auspicious debut Friday in the Ryder Cup by running off five birdies in a six-hole stretch for a 5-and-4 victory in fourballs.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Watson is focused on bringing the cup back

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - U.S. captain Tom Watson approaches the Ryder Cup matches with a singular focus.
By Doug Ferguson

'Wounded Warriors' inspire U.S. Ryder Cup team

U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson invited two "Wounded Warriors" to speak to his team Tuesday night, inspiring his team.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Europe has used a template to beat US

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Paul McGinley is not trying to reinvent the wheel at the Ryder Cup. He just wants to keep Europe rolling.
By Doug Ferguson

McIlroy, McDowell aren't a good fit now

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The relationship between Graeme McDowell and Rory McIlroy has changed off the course and in the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Losing deciding match in Ryder Cup is hard to shake

Losing is lonely in the Ryder Cup. Americans know that all too well.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

McIlroy-McDowell partnership might not be in the cards this week

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews votes yes on female members

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews has voted overwhelmingly to admit female members for the first time.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Horschel's hot streak happened too late

Hindsight is always popular at the Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

West Coast events could suffer from Match Play move

Adam Scott is likely to miss Kapalua, a sign of West Coast malaise with Match Play moving.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Woods has strength back, but not swing

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

ATLANTA - Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
By Doug Ferguson

Chain saw cuts Greg Norman

ATLANTA - Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor.
By Doug Ferguson

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