Stories by Doug Ferguson

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Kerr to be honored for charity work

Cristie Kerr's latest victory was off the golf course. She was selected to receive the Charles Bartlett Award from the Golf Writers Association of America for her commitment and charity work to ...
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016

Woods keeps everyone guessing

PALM BEACH GAR­DENS, Fla. - Adam Scott knew the only way for him to remain relevant was to win golf tournaments.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Fowler's pair off 66s has him out front at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rickie Fowler isn't setting any course records at the Honda Classic. He'll gladly settle for more great golf, and the 36-hole lead.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

Woods posts video of swing in effort to squash rumors

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Tiger Woods posted a video of him swinging a 9-iron in a golf simulator on Wednesday to shoot down rumors on social media that suggested his recovery from back surgeries ...
By Doug Ferguson

Honda Classic offers chance for redemption

Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Phil Mickelson are eager to get back to work at the Honda Classic at a time of year when each tournament presents a strong test and each week gets them closer to ...
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Time running out for golfers to earn Masters invite

There are six PGA Tour events left for players to earn a spot in the Masters Tournament.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

Bubba Watson rallies for another win at Riviera

LOS ANGELES - Bubba Watson rallied with two late birdies and closed with a 3-under 68 on Sunday to win the Northern Trust Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Kokra fires 64 to lead at Riviera

LOS ANGELES Jason Kokrak made birdie on all the par 5s at Riviera and shot a 7-under 64 to build a one-shot lead over Chez Reavie going into the weekend at the Northern Trust Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Villegas leads at Riviera after 63

LOS ANGELES - Camilo Villegas hasn't make a cut all year and has only broken 70 one time in four previous trips to Riviera, so it was mildly surprising to see him with 8-under-par 63 to build a ...
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

McIlroy begins run to the Masters

Rory McIlroy has heard enough of Riviera that he decided to play the Northern Trust Open for the first time, and 27 holes over the past two days have left him convinced that it was a smart move.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Woods might play at Riviera again if deal happens

There have been discussions in recent months for the Tiger Woods Foundation to have a significant charitable component of the PGA Tour event Riviera in 2017.
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Taylor wins at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Kang tied for lead at Pebble after 60

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Sung Kang set the course record Monterey Peninsula with a career-low 11-under-par 60 and is tied for the lead after two rounds of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
By Doug Ferguson

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

Reavie leads way after first day at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Chez Reavie enjoyed the pure weather almost as much as watching putts go in. He opened with 8-under-par 63 at the par-71 Monterey Peninsula to take the lead Thursday.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Pro-Am at Pebble Beach is right up Spieth's alley

Jordan Spieth likes to laugh a lot and keep it light, and a big part of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am is all about that.
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Weather gives golf's West Coast Swing a bad reputation

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - The first stop on the "California Coastal Swing" featured 40 mph gusts and rain that led to a Monday finish at Torrey Pines with no spectators and hardly any volunteers. 
By Doug Ferguson

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Furyk to have surgery on wrist, will miss Masters

Jim Furyk was No. 7 in the world, No. 9 in the FedEx Cup standings and already assured a spot on the Presidents Cup team when he tied for fourth in the Deutsche Bank Championship for his seventh ...
By Doug Ferguson

Ferguson: Snedeker enjoyed perfect storm of bad weather, great golf

Nothing brings out hindsight in golf like the weather.
By Doug Ferguson

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Snedeker winds up a winner at Torrey Pines

Brandt Snedeker didn't have to hit a shot on Monday and won the Famers Insurance Open. In conditions just as severe as Sunday when Snedeker closed with a 69, Jimmy Walker and K.J. Choi couldn't ...
By Doug Ferguson

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Snedeker closes with 69, then waits to see if it's enough

SAN DIEGO - Brandt Snedeker closed with one of his best rounds ever Sunday and now has to wait to see if it's enough to win the Farmers Insurance Open.
By Doug Ferguson
 
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