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Ernie Els

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RBC Canadian Open (2014)
#24. Els has struggled for much of the year with just one top-20 in stroke play competition. He’s played the Canadian Open each of the last three years, re... Read More
AT&T National (2014)
#26. Els won the 1997 U.S. Open at Congressional, but missed the cut in the 2011 return trip and has never competed in this tournament. In his last two sta... Read More
Zurich Classic of New Orleans (2014)
#26. Els has missed three of his last five cuts and hasn’t done much this season in stroke play tournaments. At TPC Louisiana, Els lost in a playoff in 201... Read More
Valero Texas Open (2014)
#27. Els had a good run in the Match Play Championship, but is coming off a T52 at Doral and a missed cut at Copperhead. Els owns a T3 from his lone TPC Sa... Read More
Valspar Championship (2014)
#16. Els doesn’t play Copperhead often (just four times since 2003), but finished T6 in 2006 and T5 in 2012. Els has yet to record a top-30 in his four wor... Read More
BMW Championship (2013)
#29. In his last four starts Els has missed the cut twice and finished T20 twice. Els has been a solid performer on Tour, but was much sharper playing over... Read More
The Barclays (2013)
#25. Els earned a share of second at Liberty National in 2009. Over his last six starts of 2013 he has put together four finishes inside the top 30 with on... Read More
Wyndham Championship (2013)
#18. Els just committed to playing Sedgefield for the first time since a T30 in 2011. However, he entered the final round in sixth. Els is coming off a mis... Read More
PGA Championship (2013)
#20. Since a T4 in the U.S. Open and winning the BMW International Open on the European Tour, Els has cooled down a bit. He managed a T26 in the British an... Read More
World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational (2013)
#19. Els won the BMW International Open only to miss the cut a few weeks later at the Scottish Open. Over the last two events, he’s finished a respectable ... Read More
RBC Canadian Open (2013)
#11. After finishing T4 in the U.S. Open and winning the BMW International Open on the European Tour, Els missed the cut in the Scottish Open and is coming... Read More
The Open Championship (2013)
#4. Els is the defending champion of the Open Championship and also captured the 2002 event at Muirfield. He recently won the BMW International Open, but ... Read More
U.S. Open Championship (2013)
#28. Coming off a T6 in the BMW Championship, Els returned stateside to finish T37 in the Memorial. He finished solo ninth in last year’s U.S. Open and T13... Read More
The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance (2013)
#29. Els has missed three of his last five cuts while on Tour, but recorded top-15s in the other two. He’s also coming off a T5 in last week’s BMW Champion... Read More
Zurich Classic of New Orleans (2013)
#17. Els made his first career start at TPC Louisiana last year and lost to Jason Dufner in a playoff. He’s missed two of his last three cuts this season, ... Read More
RBC Heritage (2013)
#24. Struggling at Hilton Head the last several years, but solid at the site for prior to that. Coming off a T13 in the Masters

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Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (2013)
#22. In addition to a T4 performance in this event last year, Els won at Bay Hill in 2010. Most recently, Els finished T28 at Doral.

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World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship (2013)
#30. Els has won events hosted at Doral in 2002 and most recently in 2010. He added a T15 the following year, but skipped this event last year. Els finishe... Read More
The Honda Classic (2013)
#16. Since winning the Honda in 2008, Els has made each of the last four cuts, adding two more finishes inside the top 25. He began his year on Tour with a... Read More
TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola (2012)
#22. Since winning The Open Championship, Els has finished outside of the top 25 in six straight Tour starts. Els did not compete in this event last year, ... Read More
BMW Championship (2012)
#28. Since winning at St. Annes, Els had finished outside of the top 40 in four straight starts until finishing T26 at TPC Boston.... Read More
PGA Championship (2012)
#22. Following a solo ninth in the U.S. Open, Els was the surprise winner at The Open Championship. Things haven’t gone as smoothly over his last two start... Read More
World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational (2012)
#20. After a solo ninth at the U.S. Open and a victory in The Open Championship, Els surprising missed the cut last week in the RBC Canadian Open. Since 20... Read More
RBC Canadian Open (2012)
#3. Coming off his second career victory in the Open Championship, Els is looking for his third straight top-10 finish on Tour this season (which includes... Read More
The Open Championship (2012)
#15. Els is worth starting based on his excellent history at Royal Lytham & St Annes. Els finished T2 in the 1996 British Open and T3 when the event return... Read More
U.S. Open Championship (2012)
#30. Since finishing as the runner-up at TPC Louisiana, his third top-five of the season, Els has finished outside of the top 40 in three straight events. ... Read More
The Memorial Tournament (2012)
#14. Since finishing T8 at the Memorial in 2009, Els hasn’t done much in the event he won back in 2004. However, he’s had a number of moments this season w... Read More
HP Byron Nelson Championship (2012)
#11. Over his last seven starts, Els has registered fives finishes of 21st or better with three top-fives. However, the South African has also missed two o... Read More
THE PLAYERS Championship (2012)
#17. Over his last five starts of the season, Els has finished 12th or better on four occasions -- including three top-fives. In his most recent start, Els... Read More
Zurich Classic of New Orleans (2012)
#19. In the month of March Els collected two top-fives and finished no worse than 21st in four starts. However, Els missed the cut in his first start of Ap... Read More
RBC Heritage (2012)
#8. Although he failed to qualify for the Masters, Els has finished 21st or better in four straight events with a pair of top-fives. The South African is ... Read More
Shell Houston Open (2012)
#9. In order to avoid missing his first Masters since 1993, Els needs to win this week. However, his finish at Restone has declined over the last three ye... Read More
Arnold Palmer Invitational (2012)
#14. After winning at Bay Hill in 2010, Els was a non-factor at the site last year, finishing T70. However, the South African has been playing well in the ... Read More
Farmers Insurance Open (2012)
#17. Els spent last week in South Africa playing in the Volvo Golf Championships, a tournament of championships on the European Tour, finishing with a s... Read More
BMW Championship (2011)
#30. It came down to the final few holes but Els managed to squeak inside the top 70 and lives to see another week. He finished a career-best T13 last year... Read More
RBC Canadian Open (2011)
#19. After missing the cut in four of his last five Tour starts, it has been a rough season for Els thus far. In 12 stroke play events, he's yet to record ... Read More
AT&T National (2011)
#13. One of few major winners in the field this week, Els deserves consideration based on his talent and resume alone. The AT&T Nationals haven't be... Read More
U.S. Open Championship (2011)
#9. In 1997, when the US Open last visited Congressional, Els was the man in charge. We've seen that same elite play from Els at times 14 years later a... Read More
the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide In (2011)
#13. Els is always a commodity of choice, but at this event he happens to be a former champion with an impressive ability to compete with consistency. H... Read More
THE PLAYERS Championship (2011)
#23. Els seemed to be working towards a season of rejuvenation early on, but his recent outings have left us wanting more. He has been a regular at this... Read More
The Heritage (2011)
#7. Els has been around so long it might be fair to wonder if you can't find both good and bad in terms of historical performance at all of the long-st... Read More
The Masters (2011)
#10. Els has a Green Jacket in the closet, he showed well at Augusta National last season, and we've seen enough of his game this season to know he shou... Read More
Shell Houston Open (2011)
#5. Els has been as active as any of the game’s elite this season, and more often than not, he’s finishing among the top names on the final leaderboard. H... Read More
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (2011)
#4. Els is the defending champ and we'd like to think he still has the game to rise and defend his title at Bay Hill. He has shown flashes this season,... Read More
World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship (2011)
#5. Els has enjoyed this event for years, no matter the course. We should probably rank the defending champ higher but his recent work has been a bit ... Read More
The Honda Classic (2011)
#4. Els is a former champion on the course known for creating as much instability from season to season as any on the Tour. He failed to meet expectati... Read More

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