Stories by Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Golfers make light of Chambers Bay warnings

Mike Davis hasn't caused this much consternation since he spoke at a PGA Tour players meeting about the evils of the long putter. Only this time, he was extolling the virtues of Chambers Bay. ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Fowler's game catching up to the quality of the person

Rickie Fowler is The Players champion and the fans' choice. It's a good combination to have.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, May 11, 2015

Golf's new guard: Fowler's win bolsters PGA Tour's future

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green Sunday before players in the final few groups even sat down for lunch. This constitutes progress for Woods. And for golf.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Fowler brushes off poll results

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -Rickie Fowler's not bothered by poll listing him as overrated.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Germans had the 'Players' covered in 2014

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Defending Players Championship winner Martin Kaymer is grateful to fellow German and mentor Bernhard Langer for the time he's given him over the years..
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Latest win at Hilton Head Island boosts Furyk's hall chances

Jim Furyk went from being on the cusp of World Golf Hall of Fame conversation to being closer to a certainty when he won at Hilton Head Island, S.C.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, May 4, 2015

McIlroy sitting on top of the world right now

SAN FRANCISCO - Rory McIlroy has won two of the last three World Golf Championships he has played. He joined Tiger Woods (29) and Jack Nicklaus (17) as the only players to have won 10 times ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, May 3, 2015

McIlroy top of the world at Match Play Championship

SAN FRANCISCO — Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, May 1, 2015

McIlroy advances in Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO - Rory McIlroy won the last two holes with birdies to force overtime and beat Billy Horschel on the second extra hole to make it to the weekend.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Fowler advances to round of 16 in Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO - Rickie Fowler made three big putts in a row and won his second consecutive match Thursday to secure his spot in the round of 16.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Spieth, McIlroy win opening matches

SAN FRANCISCO - Masters Tournament champion Jordan Spieth had to play good golf for an easy time Wednesday in the Match Play Championship. Rory McIlroy made only one birdie and had an even easier ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Day prepares to defend Match Play Championship title

SAN FRANCISCO - This is one week where Jason Day is not trying to make friends.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, April 27, 2015

A new format, more golf for all at Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO - Rory McIlroy arrived at Harding Park on Monday knowing he will be at the Match Play Championship at least through Friday. So will the rest of the 64-man field.
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
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