Doug Ferguson

Editorial Staff

ARTICLES BY Doug Ferguson

  • Retief Goosen came close to matching his course record at Loch Lomond, settling for an 8-under 63 Friday to build a two-shot lead over Adam Scott.

  • Phil Mickelson has decided not to play the British Open next week so he can be with his wife as she starts her recovery from breast cancer.

  • Martin Laird finally came home and put on quite a show Thursday in the Scottish Open.

  • Ernie Els arrived at Loch Lomond having played some of his best golf of the year, including one round when he made seven birdies and three eagles to win the top prize.

  • The U.S. Open typically plays as a par 70, which requires converting a couple of par 5s into par 4s.

  • Tiger Woods wound up with a 3-under 67 and a one-shot victory, his third this season in nine starts. It would seem as though the timing was impeccable. What better way to go into a major than by winning?

  • Kenny Perry has decided to play in the British Open next week after meeting with doctors for his mother, who is dying of blood cancer.

  • Tiger Woods won the AT&T National, making a 20-foot birdie on the 16th and closing with a 3-under 67 to hold off Hunter Mahan for a one-shot victory at Congressional.

  • Bryce Molder, Paul Goydos and Brandt Snedeker earned spots in the British Open on Sunday in the AT&T National.

  • Tournament host Tiger Woods and defending champion Anthony Kim have set the stage for a Sunday showdown at the AT&T National, with plenty of unexpected company at Congressional.