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Ernie Els

Country: South Africa

Age: 47     Born: 10/17/69 in Johannesburg, South Africa

Residence: West Palm Beach, Florida

Height: 6-3     Weight: 210

World Golf Rank: 409

Turned Pro: 1989      Wins: 72

Masters Earnings: $2,511,283

2017 Masters Qualification(s): 2012 British Open champion.

 
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Hole By Hole Scores

Round 4
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Tot
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 72
Rnd 4 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 36 5 4 3 7 6 5 4 4 4 42 78
Tot 14 14 14 15 15 16 15 14 14 14 15 15 15 17 19 19 20 20 20 20 +20
 
Round 3
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Tot
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 72
Rnd 5 5 5 4 5 5 4 6 4 43 4 4 4 5 4 5 5 6 3 40 83
Tot 4 4 5 6 7 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 13 15 14 14 +14
 
Round 2
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Tot
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 72
Rnd 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 4 37 4 4 3 6 4 4 3 5 5 38 75
Tot 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 3 3 +3
 
Round 1
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Tot
Par 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 72
Rnd 4 6 4 3 4 4 5 5 4 39 4 4 3 4 4 4 2 3 5 33 72
Tot 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 0 -1 0 0 E

Tournament

0 9 39 19 5 0
Eagles Birdies Pars Bogeys 2x Bogeys Other

Performance by Round

  Par 3s Par 4s Par 5s
Rnd 1 E +1 -1
Rnd 2 +1 +3 -1
Rnd 3 +6 +4 +1
Rnd 4 +3 +2 +1
All Rnds +10 +10 E

Masters Record

Year Place Score Round Earnings
1 2 3 4
2016 T69 +9 80 73     $ 10,000
2015 T22 -2 67 72 75 72 $ 92,833
2014 T52 +5 75 74     $ 10,000
2013 T13 -1 71 74 73 69 $ 145,600
2011 T47 +5 75 70 76 72 $ 24,000
2010 T18 -1 71 73 75 68 $ 94,500
2009 T51 +2 75 71     $ 10,000
2008 T46 +4 74 74     $ 10,000
2007 T66 +10 78 76     $ 10,000
2006 T27 +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 T6 -1 79 66 72 70 $ 208,500
2002 T5 -6 70 67 72 73 $ 212,800
2001 T6 -9 71 68 68 72 $ 181,300
2000 2 -7 72 67 74 68 $ 496,800
1999 T27 +4 71 72 69 80 $ 29,000
1998 T16 -1 75 70 70 72 $ 48,000
1997 T17 E 73 70 71 74 $ 39,150
1996 T12 -1 71 71 72 73 $ 52,500
1995 T56 +3 72 75     $ 1,500
1994 T8 -2 74 67 74 71 $ 60,000


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Els unable to keep pace with even-par round

Ernie Els offset four mistakes with four birdies on the par 5s to shoot even-par 72 in Friday’s second round, leaving him treading water behind leader Jordan Spieth. “All my birdies on the par 5s kind of brought me back,” ...

Michaux: 67 puts Els in position to slay Masters demons

Ernie Els settled into the chair and looked around the interview room that was both familiar and foreign. “Haven’t been in here for a while,” the 45-year-old South African said. Els may be “getting a little on now,” but he ...

In the field: Ernie Els not upset about missing last year

NO GRUDGE: One word summed up Ernie Els’ thoughts on missing last year’s Masters, but it might not be the one most would expect.“Forgotten,” Els said of not making the field and ending a string of 18 consecutive Masters appearances. ...

Ernie Els confident that he's not done yet

Eighteen times Ernie Els has driven down Magnolia Lane for a Masters Tournament, but perhaps never with more personal satisfaction than he will this year. After barely failing to qualify to play Augusta last year for the first time ...

Adam Scott scouts out Augusta National

If Adam Scott was trying to forget about what happened in last year’s British Open before embarking on his 2013 major season, his early Masters Tournament prep wasn’t the method you’d expect. Scott invited Ernie Els to join him on ...

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.

Els' hard work is paying off

It was a final-round statement that golf fans hadn't seen from Ernie Els in years. But the three-time major winner from South Africa wasn't getting carried away with himself after pulling away down the stretch to win at Doral three weeks ago.

Els sticking with caddie plan

Fresh off his second consecutive victory, Ernie Els headed to Augusta National for a quick practice round Tuesday and planned to take his caddie with him.

Masters on mind after Els ' victory

ORLANDO, Fla. --- Ernie Els made two clutch par putts, escaped trouble from a buried lie in the bunker and wound up wearing a blue blazer Monday for winning the rain-delayed Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Els hopes to walk in hero's footsteps

The old pictures in his head still motivate Ernie Els.

Els sees coaching change as big step

Still seeking his first green jacket, Ernie Els arrived this week with a new weapon: instructor Butch Harmon.

Els' life makes golf seem easy

Life has been anything but easy for Ernie Els.

Win sets up Els for Augusta run

PALM HARBOR, Fla. --- A bead of sweat dripped off Ernie Els' brow when he stopped for a five-minute chat Wednesday before his pro-am round at the PODS Championship.

Rededicated Els stalks Tiger

Fresh off preventing a rare shutout season with an eleventh-hour victory in the South African Open, Ernie Els unveiled an ambitious three-year plan to unseat Tiger Woods as the world's No. 1 player.

Family vacation put Els in right frame of mind

Ernie Els got away from it all for a few days.

Els will try to be more careful with pastimes

A few treks up and down the hills of Augusta National Golf Club last month and a busy week of practice have Ernie Els confident his injured knee is almost completely healed.

Forced layoff allowed Els to refocus

Smack dab in the prime of his career, Ernie Els was sitting at home for months nursing a torn-up knee.