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Doug Ferguson: Credibility for Dustin Johnson and for the FedEx Cup

Sometime after Paul Azinger stopped winning and before he went on television to talk about those who were, he described pressure in the simplest terms. He said players only choked for cash or prestige. The FedEx Cup was a little of both for Dustin Johnson.

Doug Ferguson: Tiger Woods tied with Sam Snead, and no one else is close

The toughest competition for Tiger Woods has always been history. What captured the public’s attention when Woods won the first of his 15 majors, the 1997 Masters, was whether he could match or beat the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus, long considered the gold standard in golf. That remains the ultimate target. Until then, he landed a big one in Japan.

Doug Ferguson: Patty Tavatanakit takes fast track to LPGA Tour

If everything had gone according to plan, Patty Tavatanakit would be in North Carolina this week preparing for two weeks of the LPGA Q-Series in her bid to earn status on the LPGA Tour. It didn’t work out that way. It went much better.

Doug Ferguson: The cups runneth over in golf

The next Ryder Cup starts in 360 days, the perfect occasion for the opposing captains to meet Tuesday at Whistling Straits and share absolutely nothing. That’s not entirely true.

Doug Ferguson: Suzann Pettersen achieves rare feat by retiring on top

Suzann Pettersen achieved one of the rarest feats in golf. The winning shot in the Solheim Cup? Yes, it starts there. That putt she made from just outside 6 feet on the 18th green at Gleneagles was the main reason why Pettersen should be the envy of anyone who has competed as long and as well as the feisty Norwegian.

Doug Ferguson: Video sheds new light on old problem of slow play

The Player Advisory Council is meeting this week during the BMW Championship, and slow play is on the agenda. The tour all along had planned on the final PAC meeting of the year to be devoted entirely to solutions for a problem that apparently has no quick fix or it would have been fixed a long time ago. So this could take some time.