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Ernie Els

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  • Spieth Has 64 For Best Opening Round at Masters In 19 Years

    AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious return of Tiger Woods. Spieth was...
  • Jordan Spieth finds zone in opening 64, leads Masters by 3 shots

    Jordan Spieth finds zone in opening 64, leads Masters by 3 shots
    AUGUSTA, Ga. — Ernie Els remembers it clearly, a second-round 67 in his first Masters in 1994, a move into the top five and an invigorating compliment from playing partner Ben Crenshaw. "He was so gracious, so nice," Els recalled Thursday. "He...
  • Strong start, but Masters has never been easy for 'Big Easy'

    Ernie Els' love-hate relationship with the Masters is trending in the right direction again. The four-time major winner made a nice recovery from the trees to save par at No. 1, then slowly picked up momentum en route to a 67 Thursday that left in a...
  • $45,000 a week? U.S. Open neighbors hope so

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. The big square hot tub on the deck is nice. So is the tall gas fireplace in the high-ceiling living room, the fire pit in the yard and the view, between trees, of Puget Sound. But it's the golf course across the street Chambers...
  • Streelman wins Masters Par 3 in sudden-death playoff

    Kevin Streelman beat Camilo Villegas on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff Wednesday to win the Par 3 tournament on the last day to relax at Augusta National. Streelman and Villegas finished the nine holes tied at 5 under. They each opened with a...
  • Adam Scott heating up for Masters

    Adam Scott heating up for Masters
    With some of golf's biggest names taking the week off, Adam Scott seems to be building momentum at the Valspar Championship. The No. 4-ranked player in the world was one under par through the first 15 holes at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla.,...
  • Poulter builds 3-shot lead at Honda Classic

    Poulter builds 3-shot lead at Honda Classic
    Ian Poulter took a big step toward ending his two-year victory drought Sunday by playing bogey-free on rain-softened PGA National for a 4-under 66, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic. It was the first time...
  • Gary Player is still perfect fit for golf

    Gary Player is still perfect fit for golf
    It was well beyond just a good day at Riviera on Thursday, and not just because the weather for the first round of the Northern Trust Open was Southern California perfect. Gary Player was in the house. There is nobody quite like him. Lunch with him is...
  • Northern Trust Open notes: Fred Couples misses the cut

    Northern Trust Open notes: Fred Couples misses the cut
    Fan favorite Fred Couples faded down the second-round stretch and will fail to make the cut in his 33rd appearance at the Northern Trust Open. Second-round play was suspended at 6:05 p.m. with one player, Alex Prugh, left to finish. That won't...
  • Northern Trust Open notes: No. 10 still has them flummoxed

    Northern Trust Open notes: No. 10 still has them flummoxed
    It's one of the annual post-round rituals at the Northern Trust Open. A golfer finishes his round at Riviera Country Club and a reporter asks: "How did you play No. 10?" It is hard to imagine a more talked-about hole on the PGA Tour. It helps that...
  • Rickie Fowler to play in Honda Classic

    Rickie Fowler to play in Honda Classic
    Rickie Fowler is the latest PGA Tour standout to commit to next week's star-studded Honda Classic. The world's 12th-ranked player, Fowler, of Jupiter, joins a field that features 16 of the top 25 players in the world, including No. 1 Rory McIlroy....