Doug Ferguson

Editorial Staff

ARTICLES BY Doug Ferguson

  • 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.

  • Sean OHair became the youngest player on the PGA Tour with at least three victories when he rallied to win at Quail Hollow.

  • A narrow victory at Quail Hollow came with a large dose of redemption for Sean OHair.

  • Tiger Woods dropped out of the lead with late bogeys for the second straight day, leaving former Masters champion Zach Johnson with a two-shot advantage.

  • Bubba Watson overpowered Quail Hollow and wound up with a perfect day ' he tied a course record with a 30 on the front nine, shot 7-under 65 to share the lead, and doesnt have to play with Tiger Woods.

  • Tiger Woods, who started his round on No. 10, didnt catch the leaders until a simple up-and-down for birdie on the par-5 fifth hole. He pulled away by closing with three straight birdies in the first round of the Quail Hollow Championship.

  • Jeff Klauk might know every blade of grass on the Stadium Course at the TPC Sawgrass after growing up watching his father, retired golf course superintendent Fred Klauk, tend to the course for The Players Championship.

  • No longer can anyone say the World Golf Championships are only played in America.