DOUG FERGUSON

Back spasms force Woods to withdraw from news conference

LOS ANGELES | Back spasms not only kept Tiger Woods from playing at Riviera, they forced him to withdraw from a news conference.

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Johnson, Chappell tied at PGA Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Dustin Johnson had a reasonable lie in the rough and only a few pine tree branches blocking his path to the 17th green.... Read more

Big money at stake in Tour Championship, but next week's Ryder Cup stealing attention

ATLANTA — Here’s one argument against the notion that money is ruining golf: The PGA Tour is playing for $69 million over the final... Read more

Americans try to earn automatic spots for Ryder Cup

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Rickie Fowler lost the lead, the tournament and a guaranteed spot on the Ryder Cup team.

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Reed, Laird share early lead at Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Patrick Reed didn’t break anything Thursday except par.

Two days after Reed broke the gavel... Read more

Nike dropping golf equipment business

Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods,... Read more

Spieth skipping Olympics

TROON, Scotland — Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the... Read more

Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland — Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.... Read more

Doug Ferguson: Dustin Johnson's golf game, easy smile speak volumes

AKRON, Ohio — Dustin Johnson is not one for many words, and he really doesn’t need to say much.

The easy smile behind... Read more

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