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Ernie_Els
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 210 Born: 10/17/69
Wins: 64 Turned Pro: 1989 College:  
Residence: West Palm Beach, Fla.; Wentworth, England
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Family: Wife, Leizl; Samantha (5/26/99), Ben (10/6/02)

Masters Qualification(s): Top 8 last year's U.S. Open, Top 30 on last year's PGA Tour Money List, Tour Championship qualifier, Top 50 in 2010 World Golf Ranking, Top 50 in World Golf Ranking published week prior to Tournament

Masters Record

Year Place Score Round Money
1 2 3 4
2010 18 -1 71 73 75 68 $ 94,500
2009 51 +2 75 71     $ 10,000
2008 46 +4 74 74     $ 10,000
2007 66 +10 78 76     $ 10,000
2006 27 +4 71 71 74 76 $ 49,700
2005 47 +10 75 73 78 72 $ 23,100
2004 2 -8 70 72 71 67 $ 702,000
2003 6 -1 79 66 72 70 $ 208,500
2002 5 -6 70 67 72 73 $ 212,800
2001 6 -9 71 68 68 72 $ 181,300
2000 2 -7 72 67 74 68 $ 496,800
1999 27 +4 71 72 69 80 $ 29,000
1998 16 -1 75 70 70 72 $ 48,000
1997 17 E 73 70 71 74 $ 39,150
1996 12 -1 71 71 72 73 $ 52,500
1995 56 +3 72 75     $ 1,500
1994 8 -2 74 67 74 71 $ 60,000

PGA Tour 2011 season record

Tournament Place Score Round
1 2 3 4
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard T70 +10 75 72 73 78
WGC - Cadillac Championship T15 -7 69 70 73 69
The Honda Classic T70 +16 75 71 78 72
Sony Open in Hawaii T41 -4 70 65 67 74
Hyundai Tournament of Champions T17 -11 72 64 74 71

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Els is not conceding anything to age

Last year, Ernie Els didn't sound like he planned on ever coming back to Augusta. He had endured enough trials and tribulations in 17 trips to the Masters that he appeared to have lost the desire to return. But Els has stowed away the white flag, refusing to surrender to age or the ghosts of the club.

Round changes Els' mind

Leaving the 18th green after sinking a 10-footer for birdie, Ernie Els heard a patrol yell to him.

Els sees hopes of win slipping away

Ernie Els spoke like a broken man as he leaned on the door to the locker room.

Els' momentum mirrors game's in home country

For Ernie Els' fans, the answer is 46 long.
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