Nick Dougherty is a Sky Sports Golf Broadcaster.
A protégé of Nick Faldo, Dougherty had an exceptional amateur career, winning numerous tournaments including the 1999 World Boys Championship and three Faldo Junior Series competitions.
In 2001 Nick was a member of the victorious Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team.
Turning professional in 2001, Dougherty gained membership to the 2002 European Tour via the final qualifying school.
During his debut professional season, he finished 36th on the Order of Merit. He was also named the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year.
In early 2005 he earned his first victory on the European Tour in Singapore at the Caltex Masters. During the middle of the year, Dougherty featured in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings. Furthermore, he ended the year in 15th place on the final European Tour Order of Merit.
In 2007 at the 107th US Open at Oakmont Country Club, Nick finished the tournament in seventh place, tieing with Jerry Kelly and Scott Verplank. This position was enough to gain Nick automatic entry into the following year’s championship and the US Masters.
Also in 2007, Nick secured his second European Tour victory at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and finished the season placed 11th on the Order of Merit.
In 2008 Dougherty recorded his third European Tour victory in Munich at the 2009 BMW International Open. This win secured Dougherty a spot in his first major of 2009, The Open Championship at Turnberry in July.
Following the 2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, Nick retired from professional golf.
Since retiring, Nick Dougherty has made a smooth transmission into broadcasting and is now a Sky Sports Golf Presenter.