Doug Ferguson

Editorial Staff

ARTICLES BY Doug Ferguson

  • Alex Cejka has opened a four-shot lead among early starters Friday in The Players Championship, making three straight birdies early in the second round on his way to a 4-under 67.

  • Alex Cejka has opened a four-shot lead among early starters Friday in The Players Championship, making three straight birdies early in the second round on his way to a 4-under 67.

  • Listening to Fred Couples talk about his first meeting with potential U.S. players for the Presidents Cup team gave some insight into how different he will be as a captain.

  • The PGA Tour added its first new title sponsor since the economic meltdown Thursday and shored up its season opener in Kapalua by announcing a 10-year deal with Korea-based SBS International.

  • Tiger Woods said Thursday he has been tested twice for drugs under the PGA Tours anti-doping policy, including one time when he wasnt even playing.

  • Tiger Woods never had a birdie putt longer than his shadow Thursday morning, giving himself one chance after another in the opening round of The Players Championship.

  • Ben Crane should have known what was coming when he rolled in a 30-foot birdie putt on the first hole of the day.

  • Even with the strongest field in golf, The Players Championship is among the few tournaments where the biggest star is the golf course.


  • Tiger Woods isnt spending much time with amateurs this year. His Quail Hollow Wednesday outing was only his second pro-am this year.

  • The PGA Tour and its tournaments have raised over $1.4 billion for charity over the last 70 years.