Ernie Els

Top 30 Golfers for the 2014 Majors: No. 27 Ernie Els

Athlon Counts Down the 30 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season

They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2014 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 30 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

No. 27: Ernie Els

The 2013 British Open: What They're Saying

A Roundup of Quotes from Open Contenders
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Here's what some possible contenders are saying leading up to this week's Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Course:

 

• Tiger Woods: "I feel very good about my game. I felt very, very good going into major championships. I've had a pretty good year this year so far; won four times. Even though I haven't won a major championship in five years, I've been there in a bunch of them where I've had chances. I just need to keep putting myself there and eventually I'll get some."

 

Top 20 Golfers for 2013 Majors: No. 18 Ernie Els

Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season
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<p> Athlon Counts Down the 20 Golfers to Watch for Majors Season</p>
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They’re the cream of the major championship crop, circa 2013 — the Athlon Major Championship Dream Team. Leading up to The Masters, we'll be unveiling Athlon Sports’ 20 players to watch for majors season, with commentary on each from the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee.

No. 18: Ernie Els

FedExCup Power Rankings: The Top 15 Golfers

It's Playoff Season on the PGA Tour
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<p> It's Playoff Season on the PGA Tour</p>

It's playoff season on the PGA Tour, as the players descend on Bethpage State Park for The Barclays, the first of a four-tournament sprint to the FedExCup title and its accompanying $10 million payout.

Ernie Els vs. Phil Mickelson: Who's the Second-Best Player of the Tiger Woods Era?

Who's No. 2?
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Ernie Els' win in the British Open marked the fourth major championship of his remarkable career, and the third decade in which he's won a major. He's now tied with Phil Mickelson in career majors, which begs the question: Who's the second-best player of the Tiger Woods era in golf? A side-by-side comparison doesn't exactly clear things up, but let's try it anyway. 

Ernie Els Pulls Off British Open Shocker

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So did Ernie Els win it? Or did Adam Scott lose it? Both. The agony and the ecstasy of golf were on full display at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, and when it was over, Els had his second Claret Jug and fourth major, and Scott had first-hand knowledge of what it feels like to be Greg Norman. Or Jason Dufner.