Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Wie prepares to close out rewarding season

Michelle Wie has one word to describe her season: "Rewarding."
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

China is making progress in golf

Each year brings more advancement by Chinese golfers, and the inaugural year of PGA Tour China would appear to be accelerating that growth.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Ex-Jaguar Reed issues public apology

SHANGHAI - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed apologized publically on Friday for his verbal outburst Thursday at the HSBC Champions, in which microphones caught him swearing and using a gay slur.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Fowler reaches three of his four goals

SHANGHAI - The HSBC Champions would seem an odd place for Rickie Fowler to start another PGA Tour season.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Scott trying out new caddies

There are plenty of caddies who hope to land the job on Adam Scott's bag.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods gave HSBC spark in the early years

Tiger Woods isn't playing in the HSBC Champions this week, but he helped it get where it is now.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Bishop said he abused his platform at the PGA of America

Ted Bishop is trying to salvage whatever was left of his legacy as the 38th president of the PGA of America.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

Streb wins McGladrey Classic in a playoff

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Robert Streb made the last of his 10 birdies on the second extra hole, winning a three-way playoff in the McGladrey Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

PGA of America ousts president

Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Kirk returns to McGladrey as defending champ

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Chris Kirk had a five-week break that featured no Ryder Cup and no complaints. Considering the Americans' ugly loss at Gleneagles and the resulting fallout, it was ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Young star from Mexico is making his mark

The road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Davies, O'Meara among four selected for World Golf Hall of Fame

Laura Davies of England is one of four people who have been chosen for the World Golf Hall of Fame.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Miller thinks Woods will have second act

Johnny Miller has annoyed plenty of people - mostly golfers - during his 25 years in the booth.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods, Mickelson on Ryder Cup task force

The PGA of America wants to take a closer look at its Ryder Cup failures by creating a task force that includes Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Bae takes PGA Tour season opener

NAPA, Calif. - Sang-moon Bae of South Korea built a big lead and was steady enough down the stretch to win the Open in the first PGA Tour event of the new season.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Walker seeks another fast start to a PGA Tour season

NAPA, Calif. - Jimmy Walker ended his remarkable season with a high standard of golf that probably didn't get the attention it deserved. That's not much different from how it started.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed to play in match play event

NAPA, Calif. - Former Augusta State standout Patrick Reed is headed back to Britain for another dose of match play.
By Doug Ferguson

It's time to look ahead in golf, not behind

A new PGA Tour season is the reason to stop looking behind at Ryder Cup.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Ryder Cup captain accepts blame

Tom Watson took the blame Saturday for his communication with his players in another American loss at the Ryder Cup, and the 65-year-old captain said he called Phil Mickelson earlier this week to ...
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

McIlroy named PGA Tour's top player

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - One incredible month of golf was enough for Rory McIlroy to be voted PGA Tour Player of the Year.
By Doug Ferguson

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Storm brings heavy rain, property damage reported

The National Weather Service in Columbia says the threat of severe weather has left the Augusta area, but not before leaving behind some property damage Sunday.
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