Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Allenby wonders why blame being put on him

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A defiant and at times angry Robert Allenby stood by his story that he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.
By Doug Ferguson

Woods all smiles again

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday - and with a full set of teeth.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Walker becoming harder to overlook

Some of the best golf at the Ryder Cup occurred in a match hardly anyone noticed. That should be expected. Jimmy Walker was involved.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015

Jimmy Walker sets mark in nine-shot win

HONOLULU One week after losing in a playoff on Maui, Jimmy Walker blew away the field on Oahu with 7-under-par 63 on Sunday to win the Sony Open for the second year in a row.
By Doug Ferguson

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Walker surges to front at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Defending champion Jimmy Walker one-putted his last 11 holes Saturday on his way to 8-under-par 62, giving him a two-shot lead in the Sony Open and a chance to become the first ...
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Eagle helps rookie grab share of Sony Open lead

HONOLULU - PGA Tour rookie Justin Thomas made an 18-foot eagle putt on his last hole Friday for a 9-under 61 to join Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar for a share of the lead at the Sony Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Simpson, Casey share Sony Open lead

HONOLULU - Webb Simpson ran off eight birdies over his last 10 holes for 8-under-par 62 that gave him a share of the lead with Paul Casey after the first round of the Sony Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Kuchar likes consistency

HONOLULU - The advice has been passed along for decades on the PGA Tour, and Matt Kuchar believes it has merit. He just doesn't like it. Call it the 80-20 equation.
By Doug Ferguson

Players warned about throwing items into crowd in Phoenix

The PGA Tour already has banned the caddie races on the infamous par-3 16th hole at the Phoenix Open. Next on the taboo list: tossing items to fans.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Henley leads PGA Tour's 2015 opener

Russel Henley ran off eight birdies on a gorgeous day with little wind for an 8-under 65 on Friday. That gave him a one-shot lead over Bae Sang-Moon in the opening round of the Hyundai Tournament ...
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Ogilvy's return to Tournament of Champions was a long time coming

Few players can appreciate playing in this year's Tournament of Champions like Geoff Ogilvy.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Golf writers group names players of the year

Rory McIlroy and Bernhard Langer were runaway winners as the top male and senior player of the year by the Golf Writers Association of America. 
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Golf gets some of its texture from behind-the-scenes moments

Jim Mahoney parted with a tiny piece of U.S. Open history with hopes it could change Phil Mickelson’s luck. It was a broken tee in a plastic bag.   
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Key shots gave major winners peace of mind

These were not the defining shots from the majors this year. But they meant something special to the winners, and they were tied to lessons from the past.
By Doug Ferguson

Keeping Masters field in double digits to be challenging again

Here's a new tradition unlike any other - the race to see if the Masters Tournament can keep its field under 100 players by April.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Daly has week to remember

John Daly hasn't had a week like this in some time. Not only did he win, he got engaged.
By Doug Ferguson

Stricker entering crossroads with semi-retirement

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Steve Stricker's easy ride into semi-retirement could be coming to a crossroads. Not that it's been easy lately.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Woods now part of the chase

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods appears to be on the road to recovery again, only it's no longer a question of how soon before he reaches full speed.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Spieth romps to 10-shot victory

WINDERMERE, Fla. - Jordan Spieth blew away an elite field in the Hero World Challenge and set two tournament records Sunday when he closed with 6-under-par 66 for a 10-shot victory over Henrik ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Golf needs for McIlroy to have a rival

Golf thrives on good rivalries, even if they are one-sided, and most of them are. That could be the case with Rory McIlroy, who at 25 already has won four majors.
By Doug Ferguson
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