HOYLAKE, England – World No. 27 Ian Poulter gone. No. 32 Lee Westwood headed home. Masters champion Bubba Watson adios. 2012 Open champion Ernie Els safe travels.
HOYLAKE, England – At least now there is context to Ernie Els’ short misses on his first hole Thursday at the Open Championship.
HOYLAKE, England – Erik Compton was chatting outside the clubhouse at Royal Liverpool when Ernie Els strolled up with some disappointing news.
BETHESDA, Md. – Ernie Els is playing in his first Quicken Loans National event, despite winning the 1997 U.S. Open here on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club.