Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Expectations now much higher for young golfers

With the explosive youth movement in golf, age no longer is an excuse for holes on the resume.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Team golf event could work in Olympics

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Only individual medals will be awarded next year when golf returns to the Olympics for the first time since 1904.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, July 20, 2015

Niebrugge wins silver medal in Open for amateurs

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Jordan Niebrugge had an outside shot at the silver claret jug. He was more than happy to leave St. Andrews with a silver medal.
By Doug Ferguson

Johnson wins British Open

American Zach Johnson defeated South African Louis Oosthuizen and Australian Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff to win the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Amateur among three tied for lead at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Fans who filled the two-story grandstand witnessed a moment not seen at St. Andrews in 88 years – an amateur in the lead going into the final round of the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Johnson still on top after long wait

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Dustin Johnson survived the longest round and 40 mph gusts with one last birdie for 3-under-par 69 and a one-shot lead in the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Bad weather, bad golf: Tiger Woods misses cut at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tiger Woods shot 75 in the second round to finish two miserable rounds at 151, his worst 36-hole score in the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, July 17, 2015

Rain battered Old Course early in second round

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Steve Williams was on the Old Course early Friday to check the pin positions for the second round. On his way back in, the caddie for Adam Scott wasn't sure there would ...
By Doug Ferguson

Johnson maintains lead at wet British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Just about everything about the wet and wild second round at the Brtish Open remained unsettled.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Johnson overpowers Old Course for lead

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Dustin Johnson simply overpowered the Old Course to shoot 7-under-par 65 and take a one-shot lead after one round of the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Tiger insists he's not 'buried and done'

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - There's at least one person in this world who hasn't counted Tiger Woods out quite yet. And that would be Tiger Woods.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, July 13, 2015

Davies misses hall of fame induction

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Laura Davies was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Monday, even though she wasn't around to enjoy all of it.
By Doug Ferguson

Spieth ready to resume quest for slam

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Rory McIlroy pulls out of British Open

When it comes to a Grand Slam championship in his own sport, the world’s No. 1 golfer will be reduced to watching this year.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Questions arise over Tom Watson's playing partners

The task for R&A chief Peter Dawson and his staff is to find the right company for Tom Watson in final British Open appearance next week.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Spieth's play highlights first half of the season

The No. 1 player in golf already has three wins in 2015 and he has finished in the top 10 at both majors. Halfway through the year, however, Rory McIlroy is playing second fiddle.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, June 22, 2015

Ferguson: Place in golf history isn't lost on Spieth

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Jordan Spieth loves golf history, which is appropriate for someone quickly becoming part of it.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Spieth wins U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Jordan Spieth has won the U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the final hole at Chambers Bay with a chance to win the championship himself.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Four share lead at U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Branden Grace are tied atop the leaderboard entering the final round of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, June 19, 2015

Reed, Spieth share U.S. Open lead

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. - Former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed, who already has four victories in his short career on the PGA Tour, is seeking to take it to a new level - with a major ...
By Doug Ferguson
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