Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press

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The Associated Press

Jacksonville, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Doug:

Love returns from pandemic and a house that burned to ground

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Davis Love III faced a different kind of adjustment when he returned to the PGA Tour this week at Hilton Head.Two weeks after golf was shut down because of the new coronavirus, his home at Sea Island burned to the ground. It was a total loss, flames engulfing the entire structure even with fire officials quickly on the scene.Love said it was emotional when he and his… → Read More

Berger a winner at Colonial, and PGA Tour feels like it, too

There were no fans, but there was still a trophy. → Read More

Cal alum Collin Morikowa edged in playoff by Daniel Berger in PGA’s first post-coronavirus-shutdown event

Cal alum Collin Morikawa lips 3-foot par putt, eliminated from Charles Schwab Challenge. → Read More

Savannah’s Brian Harman in the hunt at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas — With one swing met with silence, the PGA Tour got back to business Thursday at Colonial.Ryan Palmer felt more nerves than usual → Read More

PGA Tour to hold minute of silence at 8:46 to honor George Floyd

In a memo to players Tuesday, Commissioner Jay Monahan said there would be a moment of silence in each of the four rounds at the Charles Schwab Challenge that will coincide with the 8:46 a.m. tee time. → Read More

Column: Golf can't expect to be this entertaining always

Now we know what Phil Mickelson is thinking over the most difficult of pitch shots. → Read More

Golf: Tiger and Phil, Peyton and Brady put on a show

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning teamed up to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a golf match that generated almost $20 million for Covid-19 relief. → Read More

Out of the Woods: Tiger emerges for TV match with Lefty, QBs

The purpose is to raise $10 million or more for COVID-19 relief efforts, and provide entertainment with four of the biggest stars from the PGA Tour and NFL. → Read More

McIlroy delivers the winner as live golf returns to TV

Rory McIlroy delivered the money shot Sunday as live golf returned to television for a Skins game that revealed plenty of rust and raised more than $5 million for COVID-19 → Read More

Tour plans constant testing, limited access for golf return

Players, caddies and key staff around them will be tested once a week for the new coronavirus, and everyone at the golf course will have their temperatures taken every day → Read More

McIlroy, Johnson headline charity match for COVID-19 relief

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson headline a $3 million charity match for COVID-19 relief that will mark the first live golf on television since the pandemic shut down sports worldwide. The... → Read More

LPGA pushes back schedule to mid-July in hopes of safe start

The LPGA Tour won't resume its schedule until the middle of July at the earliest, aiming for a safe restart to a season that has been shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic. The next tournament... → Read More

Woods, Mickelson to stage TV match with Brady, Manning

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are ready for a made-for-TV rematch at a time when fans are craving live action. And this time, they'll have company. Turner Sports says quarterbacks Tom... → Read More

Finchem to join Woods next year in World Golf Hall of Fame

Tim Finchem, who expanded the PGA Tour’s footprint around the world and negotiated TV contracts that more than tripled prize money during his two decades as commissioner, has been elected to the... → Read More

PGA Championship planning for Harding Park with options

The PGA Championship plans to be at Harding Park in San Francisco the first full week in August as the first major on the reconfigured golf calendar. Still to be determined is whether... → Read More

Doug Sanders, colorful 20-time winner without a major, dies

Doug Sanders brought a flamboyance to golf fashion ahead of his time, a colorful character known as much for the 20 times he won on the PGA Tour as the majors that got away. Sanders died Sunday morning in Houston, the PGA Tour confirmed through a text from Sanders' ex-wife, Scotty. Sanders was → Read More

Woods gets emotional talking about Masters win and kids

The Masters over, Tiger Woods slipped on the green jacket again on the second Sunday in April. He just wasn't at Augusta National this year. Woods got emotional Sunday after CBS... → Read More

Doug Sanders, colorful 20-time winner without a major, dies

Doug Sanders brought a flamboyance to golf fashion ahead of his time, a colorful character known as much for the 20 times he won on the PGA Tour as the majors that got away. Sanders died... → Read More

Tiger's last Masters as much about family as a green jacket

Tiger Woods walked off the 18th green as a Masters champion for the fifth time, a major champion for the 15th time, and the sensation was unlike anything he had ever felt. More memorable... → Read More

Memorable shots in the Masters from every club in the bag

Every hole has a tale about the Masters. The playlist of shots is longer than any of the other majors because everyone knows Augusta National so well, players and fans alike. Every club has... → Read More