Stories 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

Saturday, Oct. 25, 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

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Mickelson saves best shot at Ryder Cup for Watson

Phil Mickelson knew this Ryder Cup was a lost cause before it was over. That's what led him to say in a television interview, "We had a great formula in '08 and I don't know why we strayed from ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014

Mickelson unhappy with Watson's decisions as captain

U.S. captain Tom Watson suffered a pair of defeats Sunday in the Ryder Cup - first from the Europeans, and then from Phil Mickelson.
By Doug Ferguson

Europe keeps Ryder Cup

Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team, if not the best players. Behind two early comebacks that showed its resolve, Europe ...
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Ryder Cup singles has some rematches

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The singles today include a couple of rematches.
By Doug Ferguson

Mickelson sits out Saturday

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Phil Mickelson wasn't a player on Saturday at the Ryder Cup. He was a cheerleader.
By Doug Ferguson

Europe extends lead on US

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.
By Doug Ferguson

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