The Ryder Cup would be lovely and I would be an idiot if I said it does not matter, but more important is enjoying my golf againHanson, Dougherty share Stockholm lead Aug 15, 2008
Obviously I'm delighted to win, but more especially in the manner that I didDougherty captures Dunhill title Oct 07, 2007
Tomorrow I am going to go out there to shoot a great score and if I do that, then it's going to be hard to catch meDougherty takes charge at the Dunhill Oct 06, 2007
I keep putting myself in position but I am just not finishing it offMcLardy leads at the Italian Open May 05, 2007
I didn't expect to be three shots behind one of my playing partners after thatArcher is first-round leader at Abu Dhabi Jan 18, 2007
Nicholas Dougherty (born 24 May 1982) is an English professional golfer.
Dougherty was born in Bootle, Merseyside, and attended Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School near Blackburn, Lancashire. He is a protégé of Nick Faldo and had an exceptional amateur career with numerous tournament wins including the 1999 World Boys Championship and three Faldo Junior Series events. In 2001 he was a member of the victorious Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team.
Dougherty turned professional in 2001 and gained membership of the European Tour for 2002 via the final qualifying school. In his début season he finished 36th on the Order of Merit, and was named the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year. He was hindered by glandular fever in 2003, and his 2004 season was also disappointing as he slipped to 97th on the Order of Merit. In early 2005 he achieved his first win on the European Tour at the Caltex Masters in Singapore, going on to reach the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings in the middle of the year, and ended it in 15th place on the final European Tour Order of Merit. He made a positive start to the 2006 season before struggling later in the year.