Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Spieth 'a little bit' bothered by missing Masters record

Jordan Spieth became the first player to reach 19-under par at any point during the Masters Tournament. He just didn't stay there.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, March 30, 2015

Stricker plans to play in Masters

Steve Stricker intends to play the Masters Tournament next week, his first competition since back surgery four months ago.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Putting tip helps Els right ship

Ernie Els ended a streak of four consecutive missed cuts last week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, March 23, 2015

Not the smoothest road to the Masters Tournament for McIlroy

ORLANDO, Fla. - Rory McIlroy's road to the Masters Tournament was memorable for reasons not many would have imagined.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Every repeats at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Matt Every won the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the second consecutive time Sunday.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Stenson leads by two at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Henrik Stenson shot his second consecutive 66, and has a two-shot lead going into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 20, 2015

Hoffmann leads by three at Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. - Equipped with his first PGA Tour lead in 67 starts, Morgan Hoffmann played Friday like he wanted to keep it in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hoffmann leads at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - Morgan Hoffmann's day began with news that his 97-year-old grandmother died Thursday morning. It ended with his first lead on the PGA Tour.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

McIlory's early visit to Augusta National was just for fun

Rory McIlroy described his two days at Augusta National last week as 100 percent fun and zero percent serious.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

English is among players chasing spot in the Masters Tournament

Former Georgia star Harris English and others have two weeks to get into the top 50 in the world and play in the Masters Tournament, which begins April 9.
By Doug Ferguson

No one has stepped forward to be Rory McIlroy's rival

The PGA Tour hasn’t seen this kind of parity in two decades. Jordan Spieth won the Valspar Championship last week to become the 18th winner in 18 tournaments this season. 
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Spieth beats Reed, O'Hair in playoff

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Jordan Spieth and his world-class short game paid off big Sunday in a playoff victory in the Valspar Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 13, 2015

De Jonge leads Valspar Championship by one shot

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Brendon de Jonge rolled in a pair of long putts on his way to 2-under-par 69 and the 36-hole lead Friday in the Valspar Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Tiger to skip Bay Hill, hopes to be ready for Masters

Tiger Woods won't be at Bay Hill next week for the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Rookie took long road to PGA Tour

PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Few other PGA Tour rookies are more seasoned than Zac Blair, who reached the big leagues after a journey that took him from one end of the Americas to the other.
By Doug Ferguson

'Class of 2011' signals changing of guard on Tour

The group of golfers known as the "Class of 2011" - the year they graduated high school - are starting to make noise on the PGA Tour.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, March 9, 2015

Dustin Johnson ready to move on, with a focus still on the past

DORAL, Fla. - Whether by choice or coercion, Dustin Johnson sat out for six months. That much should not be forgotten as Johnson tries to move forward.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Finchem says he 'whiffed' by not protesting new Ryder Cup criteria

DORAL, Fla. - PGA Tour Commis­sioner Tim Finchem said Sunday he "whiffed" when the PGA of America told him about changes to Ryder Cup qualifying by not protesting that the fall start to the ...
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, March 6, 2015

Holmes keeps his cool as McIlroy loses his

DORAL, Fla. - Holmes was 11 shots worse than his tournament record-tying 62, finishing with a tee shot in the water and a double bogey on the 18th hole.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Holmes matches record with 62 at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - J.B. Holmes shot 10-under-par 62, which tied the tournament record at the Cadillac Championship, to take a four-shot lead at Trump National Doral.
By Doug Ferguson
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