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Ernie Els gets another U.S. Open exemption

Two-time champion Ernie Els has been given a special exemption to the U.S. Open for the second straight year. Els is the first player since Hale Irwin in 2002 and …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017

By the way, Ernie Els invited to Augusta National, but not to play Masters

Ernie Els says he received an invitation to Augusta National for the first week in April. It just wasn’t an invitation to play in the Masters.

Jack Nicklaus, other players say farewell to Arnold Palmer

A farewell to the King turned somber when Jack Nicklaus, his voice cracking as a large tear formed in his left eye, urged the elite and the everyman to remember …

American Billy Horschel misses British Open cut after following 4-under 67 with 85

With his cap on backward, Billy Horschel placed his ball on the tee and smashed his drive down No. 18 without even taking a practice swing.

Oakmont returns U.S. Open reputation as toughest test

Danny Willett makes his debut in the U.S. Open at Oakmont. At least the U.S. Open that he grew up watching

Big debacle for Big Easy at start of Masters

Ernie Els was 2 feet from a par to start the Masters.

Prepping for British Open unlike any other major

The practice round schedule posted each day at Muirfield is not the only way to determine how players are getting ready for the British Open.

Els wins British Open after Scott falls apart

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England – Ernie Els plucked the ball from the hole after one last birdie and heaved it into the grandstand. At the time, it looked like nothing …

Els wins British Open when Scott collapses

The name on the claret jug was supposed to be Adam Scott, who had a four-shot lead with four holes to play. Instead, Ernie Els won golf’s oldest trophy when …