Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Weather gives golf's West Coast Swing a bad reputation

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The first stop on the "California Coastal Swing" featured 40 mph gusts and rain that led to a Monday finish at Torrey Pines with no spectators and hardly any volunteers. 
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Furyk to have surgery on wrist, will miss Masters

Jim Furyk was No. 7 in the world, No. 9 in the FedEx Cup standings and already assured a spot on the Presidents Cup team when he tied for fourth in the Deutsche Bank Championship for his seventh ...
By Doug Ferguson

Ferguson: Snedeker enjoyed perfect storm of bad weather, great golf

Nothing brings out hindsight in golf like the weather.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Snedeker winds up a winner at Torrey Pines

Brandt Snedeker didn't have to hit a shot on Monday and won the Famers Insurance Open. In conditions just as severe as Sunday when Snedeker closed with a 69, Jimmy Walker and K.J. Choi couldn't ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Snedeker closes with 69, then waits to see if it's enough

SAN DIEGO - Brandt Snedeker closed with one of his best rounds ever Sunday and now has to wait to see if it's enough to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Brown shares lead at Torrey Pines

K.J. Choi one-putted his last six holes Saturday to salvage an even-par 72 and a share of the lead with Aiken resident Scott Brown going into a final round at the Farmers Insurance Open that seems ...
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Big names have rough time at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Phil Mickelson had to leave the golf course to play one of his shots at Torrey Pines, an early sign of the mass exodus Friday in the Farmers Insurance Open. 
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Brown has share of lead in San Diego

Aiken resident Scott shot 6-under-par 66, giving him a share of the lead with Andrew Loupe in the Farmers Insurance Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Mickelson is playing in his backyard this week

SAN DIEGO - The best thing about Phil Mickelson playing at Torrey Pines is that it's his hometown event on the PGA Tour, and he is treated accordingly. These days, that might be the only thing ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Younger TV golf announcers are in the wings

A generational shift might be coming soon involving TV golf announcers
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016

Gomez prevails in playoff at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Fabian Gomez closed with two birdies for 8-under-par 62, and then made his 11th birdie of the day on the second playoff hole to beat Brandt Snedeker on Sunday in the Sony Open
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Snedeker leads Kisner by one at Sony Open

HONOLULU - A new driver, a new swing and Brandt Snedeker is starting to feel just like new.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Spieth says it's too early for comparisions with Woods

To compare Jordan Spieth with Tiger Woods is not a mistake because Spieth does it all the time.
By Doug Ferguson

Pepper wins a Golf Writers Association of America award

Dottie Pepper will receive the William D. Richardson Award from the Golf Writers Association of America for her outstanding contributions to the game.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

Spieth sends statement as big as his 8-shot win

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Jordan Spieth went on Twitter in the final hour of 2015 to say, "Would rather this year not end." Maybe it never did.
By Doug Ferguson

Robert Allenby seeking to put 'nightmare' behind him

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Robert Allenby returned to paradise with hopes of putting a nightmare behind him.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Kapalua has kicked off some incredible seasons

KAPALUA, Hawaii - The stars are back at Kapalua, and perhaps this is where the brightest will shine again.
By Doug Ferguson

Spieth opens the new year in style with win at Kapalua

Jordan Spieth was right about the show not being over. He began the new year with a dominant victory in the Tournament of Champions to join Tiger Woods as the only players since 1970 to have seven ...
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Day had more vertigo after the U.S. Open

KAPALUA, Hawaii - Jason Day fought through symptoms of vertigo to share the 54-hole lead at the U.S. Open in one of gutsiest rounds of the year. But that wasn't the end of his vertigo.
By Doug Ferguson

Spieth begins new season in Hawaii

Jordan Spieth is well aware of the attention that will be heaped on him when he starts a new year at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, which begins today. 
By Doug Ferguson
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