Posts tagged with: "Ernie Els"

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open View More
Jim Furyk (left) and Ernie Els have been invited to play in this year's U.S. Open. (Photo of Jim Furyk: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports; Photo of Ernie Els: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Els, Furyk Receive Special Exemptions Into U.S. Open

Two past U.S. Open champions, Ernie Els and Jim Furyk, have received special exemptions into the 118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in June. Els, who won the 1994 and 1997 U.S. Opens, will be making his 26th consecutive start in the championship. Furyk, the 2003 winner,…

NEWS: Woods, Els To Captain Presidents Cup Sides In 2019

NEWS: Woods, Els To Captain Presidents Cup Sides In 2019

ORLANDO, FLORIDA | There was never a question that Tiger Woods would captain a Presidents Cup or Ryder Cup team. But so soon? Even Woods admits to being a little surprised that he will captain the Americans when they travel to Australia’s Royal Melbourne in December 2019 for the Presidents…

NEWS: McIlroy Is Movin’ On Up In Florida View More
Photos of the home Rory McIlroy reportedly purchased from Ernie Els at The Bear's Club in Jupiter, Fla.

NEWS: McIlroy Is Movin’ On Up In Florida

Rory McIlroy is selling his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for $12.9 million after purchasing the former home of Ernie Els within The Bear’s Club community in nearby Jupiter, according to multiple reports.   McIlroy’s new home is roughly 17,000 square feet and features a pool, tennis courts and…

QUICK TAKE: Els In The First-Round Mix View More
Ernie Els plays his second shot on the par-4 15th during the first round of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills. (Photo credit: David Cannon/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Els In The First-Round Mix

ERIN, WISCONSIN – His loping walk is still the same, one of the most distinctive in the game, one that eats up the ground. His figure is fuller but still recognisably his. His smile that seems to reach from one shoulder to the other remains and his swing, well, was…

QUICK TAKE: Els Reflects On Likely His Last Masters View More
Ernie Els may have played in his last Masters after a five-year exemption for winning the Open Championship ended. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Els Reflects On Likely His Last Masters

AUGUSTA, GEORGIA – Ernie Els leaned back against his locker inside the Augusta National clubhouse early Sunday afternoon, a bottle of apple juice in his hand, knowing he had probably just played his final Masters round. After 23 starts, Els will have to play his way back into The Masters…

BREAKING NEWS: South African Pro Dies In Apparent Suicide View More
Wayne Westner, a 1996 World Cup of Golf winner, reached as high as No. 40 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

BREAKING NEWS: South African Pro Dies In Apparent Suicide

Wayne Westner, a South African who won twice on the European Tour in the 1990s, died Wednesday in an apparent suicide, according to multiple media reports. A police spokesman confirmed to the South Coast Herald that a man who died of a gunshot wound to the head was Westner. The 55-year-old…