Ernie Els

  • Ernie Els gives back his claret jug at Muirfield 15-07-2013 08:24 PM

    Scotland: Two dozen cameras were in position Monday morning to capture the first big moment of this British Open, only they weren't anywhere near the golf course. They waited in the driveway as a silver station wagon pulled through the gate and stopped in front of the clubhouse at Muirfield....
  • Ernie Els aims to be king of the castle at Scottish Open 02-07-2013 08:42 PM

    World number 15 Ernie Els will prepare for his British Open title defence by going for his third Scottish Open victory next week. The 43-year-old South African previously won the British Open warm-up event in 2000 and 2003. "Playing the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is not only the perfect...
  • US tour to support new rule involving long putters 02-07-2013 09:20 AM

    Jacksonville, Florida: The US PGA Tour will follow a new rule that bans the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, asking instead on Monday for a temporary reprieve for those who play the game for fun. The announcement after a tour board meeting is...
  • British Open winner to get USD1.45 million 27-06-2013 04:33 PM

    London: The 2013 British Open champion will receive 945,000 pounds, an increase on last year of 45,000 pounds, tournament organisers said on Thursday. The total prize pool is up 250,000 pounds to 5.25 million pounds. The tournament begins at Muirfield, Scotland on July 18. South Africa's Ernie Els is the...
  • Ernie Els wins in Munich, Kapur way behind in 53rd 23-06-2013 10:02 PM

    Munich: Shiv Kapur endured a roller-coaster round with a one-under 71 to sign off tied 53rd even as veteran Ernie Els completed a stunning a wire-to-wire win at the BMW International Open here Sunday. Kapur, who was in top-20 after two rounds at five-under ended with a miserable weekend with...
  • Ernie Els shoots 69 to maintain 1-stroke lead in Germany 21-06-2013 11:26 PM

    Munich: Ernie Els shot a 3-under 69 in the second round of the BMW International Open to maintain his one-stroke lead on Friday. The South African made six birdies, a double bogey and a bogey for an overall total of 12-under 132. Els, who shot a 63 on Thursday, won...
  • Ernie Els shoots 63, holds clubhouse lead in Germany 20-06-2013 07:53 PM

    Munich: Ernie Els holed an eagle and seven birdies on Thursday to shoot a 9-under 63 and hold the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the BMW International Open. The South African, who won the British Open in 2002 and 2012 and the US Open in 1994 and 1997,...
  • Woods leads strong field for next week's Memorial 25-05-2013 09:34 AM

    Next week's Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio will feature one of the season's strongest fields with the world's top six players all taking part in the PGA Tour event hosted by Jack Nicklaus. Top-ranked Tiger Woods will be back to defend the title he claimed by two...
  • Austrian Wiesberger keeps Els at bay to win in Indonesia 05-05-2013 04:19 PM

    Austrian Bernd Wiesberger held off the persistent challenge of South Africa's Ernie Els to win the Indonesian Masters by one stroke on Sunday. The 27-year-old hit a final round five-under-par 67 for a 15-under par total in the Asian Tour event held at the Royale Jakarta Golf Club. British Open...
  • Els phasing out belly putter but will use it at Augusta 01-04-2013 01:28 PM

    British Open champion Ernie Els will use the belly putter for the last time at a major during the US Masters next week as he phases out the controversial club ahead of a proposed ban, the South African said. The rule-making Royal and Ancient and the United States Golf Association...
  • Hend wins inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic 31-03-2013 05:43 PM

    Chiangmai: Australian Scott Hend won the inaugural Chiangmai Golf Classic after he carded a final-round 64 to beat South African Bryce Easton by three strokes at the Alpine Golf Resort on Sunday. The 39-year-old Hend started the round six shots off the lead but fired eight birdies and an eagle...
  • Golf star Ernie Els smitten by India 07-02-2008 09:02 PM

    Dubai: In what can be termed as a moral victory for the Indian team touring the West Indies, Australian umpire Daryl Harper withdrew from standing in the third and final Test after being criticised for making dubious decisions in the first Test. The appearance in the Dominica Test from July...
  • Exclusive: Ernie Els on golf, wine and India 19-12-2007 01:08 PM

    Chennia: India's resounding World Cup win over Bangladesh could not hide the fact they have one major chink that could be cruelly exposed by stronger opponents -- the wayward bowling of hot-headed paceman Shanthakumaran Sreesanth. Riding largely on a Virender Sehwag blitz, the 1983 champions avenged their defeat by Bangladesh...
  • Els takes a swing at selling wine 24-04-2007 10:57 PM

    ...