Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Webb isn't slowing down

Karrie Webb is only 39. She is healthy, winning and leading her tour’s money list going into the first major of the year this week at the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods will miss the Masters

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for the first time in his career after having surgery on his back.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

R&A asks members to allow women to join

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club is asking its members to vote in favor of allowing women to join for the first time.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ferguson: Changes should bring more Hall of Famers to ceremony

What was wrong with the old system had nothing to do with who voted for the World Golf Hall of Fame, and everything to do with who attended the induction ceremony, which now will be every other year.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Every wins at Bay Hill, earns first trip to Masters

ORLANDO, Fla. - Matt Every held on to the very end for 2-under 70 to overcome a four-shot deficit and win his first PGA Tour event Sunday in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Scott's lead down to three

ORLANDO, Fla. - Adam Scott still has the lead at Bay Hill. At least five other players suddenly have a realistic chance at winning.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 21, 2014

Scott builds seven-shot lead at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Adam Scott matched the lowest 36-hole score at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to take a record seven-shot lead into the weekend.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Scott ties Bay Hill record with 62

ORLANDO, Fla. - Masters Tournament champion Adam Scott tied the course record at Bay Hill on Thursday with 10-under 62 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational and leads by three.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Palmer agrees with Woods' decision to rest ailing back

ORLANDO, Fla. - Four-time Masters Tournament champion Arnold Palmer says he understands Tiger Woods' reasoning for skipping the event at Bay Hill in hopes of playing in the Masters. 
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ferguson: Reed's 'top five' claim will follow him

Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed made it perfectly clear what he thinks of his game, how hard he works and what he expects of himself. That "top five," however, will follow him around until ...
By Doug Ferguson

Playing partner had no issue with Daly's effort

So what was it like to be in the middle of John Daly rough day at Innisbrook? Not a problem for Padraig Harrington.
By Doug Ferguson

Back pains force Woods to withdraw from Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. — Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Arnold Palmer Invitational because of persistent back pains.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Senden wins Valspar Championship, earns Masters invite

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - John Senden made two big birdies on a wild and windy Sunday at Innisbrook for a 1-under 70 to win the Valspar Championship. 
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Garrigus stays in Valspar lead

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Robert Garrigus missed two short putts on the back nine and had to settle for 1-under-par 70 and a one-shot lead Saturday in the Valspar Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 14, 2014

Garrigus leads Valspar Championship

Robert Garrigus shot 5-under-par 66 on Friday, to build a three-shot lead in the Valspar Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Spieth back at event where his career path was altered

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Being back at Innisbrook is enough to make Jordan Spieth wonder if his entire season boiled down to three holes.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Woods' season is playing out like a soap opera

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - One lesson Jack Nicklaus imparted on Tiger Woods a decade ago in South Africa was to always be part of the conversation. They were talking that day about rivalries. The problem ...
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, March 10, 2014

Newcomers crowd PGA landscape

DORAL, Fla. - The road to the Masters Tournament is just getting started, and already two players have combined to win five times on the PGA Tour.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 7, 2014

Reed, three others tied for lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed shot 3-over-par 75 in windy conditions and grabbed a share of the lead after two rounds of the Cadillac Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Weather disrupts opening round

DORAL, Fla. - Former Georgia standout Harris English was among only six players who finished the round, hitting 5-iron into the par-3 ninth hole and rolling in a 45-foot birdie putt for ...
By Doug Ferguson

Top headlines

Pedestrian killed on Mike Padgett Highway

A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday night on Mike Padgett Highway. The victim is the fifth pedestrian to be hit - and fourth to die - on Richmond County roads since April 10.