Stories tagged: doug ferguson
Tue., March 31, 2020
The move was expected, yet no less exceptional, when the IOC decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until next year.
Tue., March 3, 2020
The Ryder Cup is more than six months away, and all it took was a four-letter word from Paul Azinger to get Europe worked up over defending more than just …
Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
The PGA Tour delivered plenty of drama during the West Coast swing. Most of it was outside the ropes.
Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Adam Scott has worked his way back to among the elite in golf.
Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
There is no better place for Tiger Woods to set the PGA Tour record for most career victories than at Riviera.
Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
The concept of a world tour – the latest name is “Premier Golf League” – has been around for the better part of six years.
Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
The question was in Chinese, so Rory McIlroy stared aimlessly until his eyes widened suddenly upon hearing two words he could understand. Brooks Koepka.
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Phil Mickelson looked boyish in a dark suit that hung from his shoulders and appeared to be two sizes too big, the result of losing 28 pounds. He says he …
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
The toughest competition for Tiger Woods has always been history. What captured the public’s attention when Woods won the first of his 15 majors, the 1997 Masters, was whether he …
Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
If everything had gone according to plan, Patty Tavatanakit would be in North Carolina this week preparing for two weeks of the LPGA Q-Series in her bid to earn status …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
Steve Prater can recall only one time in more than 30 years as a PGA professional that he refused payment for a golf lesson. Lanto Griffin doesn’t know where he …
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That’s not entirely true.
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
Kayli Lucas is headed to Pebble Beach to play in a PGA Tour Champions event, a dream week for a 17-year-old girl from Tennessee who knew nothing about golf until …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Suzann Pettersen achieved one of the rarest feats in golf. The winning shot in the Solheim Cup? Yes, it starts there. That putt she made from just outside 6 feet …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
The Player Advisory Council is meeting this week during the BMW Championship, and slow play is on the agenda. The tour all along had planned on the final PAC meeting …
Tue., June 25, 2019
With power and personality, Maria Fassi has the package to be a star.
Tue., June 18, 2019
The leaderboard next to the 18th green at the U.S. Open again was filled with red numbers under par. The only difference was the scenery.
Tue., June 11, 2019
Complaints are normal at the U.S. Open, and some of them are valid because mistakes are made. But it’s starting to sound like whining.
Tue., June 4, 2019
To the victor go the social media requests. This proved far more difficult for Patrick Cantlay than his 64 at Muirfield Village, the lowest final round by a winner in …
Sun., May 26, 2019
Majors matter more than any other golf tournament. They are not the sole measure of greatness.
Tue., May 14, 2019
Dustin Johnson was on the wrong side of history at the last PGA Championship. It wasn’t because Brooks Koepka, his best friend in golf, walked away from Bellerive with the …
Tue., May 7, 2019
He was among the best as an amateur, winning a prestigious national title and moving onto the PGA Tour. While he never thought it was going to be easy, making …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019
The Masters in his rearview mirror, Justin Rose is excited about what he calls the next stage of the golf year. Except in this case, objects might be closer than …
Tue., April 23, 2019
The phone started ringing in the days after Tiger Woods won the Masters. This was in Minnesota, though it could have been most any city that hosts a PGA Tour …
Tue., March 5, 2019
The memo PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan sent to players on the new Rules of Golf can be interpreted different ways based as much on the timing as the message.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
The 144-man field at Riviera has 88 players who have combined to win 496 times on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson account for 25 percent of those …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Golf barely got out of January before it got attention for all the wrong reasons. Sergio Garcia took out his frustrations in a bunker (nothing new) and the greens (shockingly …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Justin Rose won at Torrey Pines. Adam Scott challenged him to the final hole. And thanks to that 1-2 finish at the Farmers Insurance Open, both surpassed $50 million in …
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019
Rarely in sports has such a big moment had such a short shelf life. Even one involving Tiger Woods.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Three victories in three countries against fields large and small, strong and weak, couldn’t make Jon Rahm’s year any better. Nothing could top one win that offered no money, no …