Doug Ferguson

Editorial Staff

ARTICLES BY Doug Ferguson

  • Tiger Woods has won the Memorial, breaking out of a four-way tie with birdies on his last two holes for a 7-under 65 and a one-shot victory in his final tournament before the U.S. Open.

  • PGA Tour rookie Matt Bettencourt and Mark Wilson have survived a roller coaster afternoon at the Memorial to share the 54-hole lead, with Tiger Woods and a pack of major champions behind them.

  • The first golf course Tiger Woods is designing might not be the first to open.

  • Luke Donald felt like he was on his way to a typical round at the Memorial, where he had only shot in the 60s twice in his career. Everything changed in a big way with a run of birdies that gave him an 8-under 64.

  • Brad Faxon and Billy Andrade tried something new at their popular CVS Charity Classic by inviting women to play the last two years.

  • Phil Mickelson will play next weeks St. Jude Classic in Memphis as a tune-up for the U.S. Open Golf World senior writer Tim Rosaforte reported on Mondays Golf Central.

  • Phil Mickelson had reason for optimism Thursday when he said doctors believe they discovered his wifes breast cancer early.

  • Basketball great Jerry West is coming to work for the PGA Tour as the executive director of the Northern Trust Open at Riviera.

  • John Daly has seen this act before.

  • Ryo Ishikawa didnt come close to qualifying for the U.S. Open when he missed by five shots in a qualifier in Japan. The 17-year-old sensation still has not secured a spot in the British Open at Turnberry.