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Juneau Empire Online Sports: Ernie Els back on track in PGA hunt 8/11/98

...get swatted out of the sky by one of the towering trees. ``We all realize there's a tournament to be won,'' England's Lee Westwood said. ``There's no time to stop and look around.'' Ernie Els back on track in PGA hunt
Today In Sports History for Aug. 17

...second-round lead in the PGA Championship. Katayama and Toms at 9-under 131, tie the PGA record for 36 holes last set by Ernie Els at Riviera in 1995.2005 - The NCAA purchases the rights to the preseason and postseason NIT as part of a settlement...
Little guarantee Spieth will ever get another chance

...Zach Johnson won a three-man playoff to join a select group of names on the claret jug.Kel Nagle, Lee Trevino and Ernie Els were the other three players who ended the quest for a Grand Slam. All of them are in the World Golf Hall of Fame. It's...
Today In Sports History for June 18

...USA-Mobil Championships.2000 - Tiger Woods turns the 100th U.S. Open into a one-man show, winning by 15 strokes over Ernie Els and Miguel Angel Jimenez. Woods' 15-stroke margin shatters the Open mark of 11 set by Willie Smith in 1899 and is...
Today In Sports History for July 21

...into Paris. Fellow Briton and Sky teammate Christopher Froome finishes second, 3 minutes, 21 seconds behind.2012 - Ernie Els wins his fourth major championship in an astonishing finish, rallying to beat Adam Scott in the British Open when the...
Today In Sports History for June 19-20

...Bulls win their third consecutive NBA title with a 99-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the finals.1994 - Ernie Els of South Africa becomes the first foreign winner of the U.S. Open since 1981, beating Loren Roberts on the second...
Today In Sports History for June 15

...States Basketball League game in the afternoon, helping the Jacksonville Barracudas beat Treasure Coast 107-94.1997 - Ernie Els wins his second U.S. Open championship in four years, finishing one stroke ahead of Colin Montgomerie. Els has the...
Today in sports history

...Daigneault ties an NHL record by playing for his 10th team when he appears in a 5-0 loss to the Avalanche.2003 - Ernie Els gets the PGA Tour off to a record start when he shatters the scoring record in relation to par, closing with a 6-under...
Spieth has 64 for best opening round at Masters in 19 years

...taller than a Georgia pine, and to make sure he was well rested.Whatever the formula, it worked."What a player," Ernie Els said after a 67, his best score at the Masters since Phil Mickelson beat him with a birdie on the last hole in 2004...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Apr. 9

...native Vijay Singh meets every challenge to win the Masters, closing with a 3-under 69 for a three-stroke victory over Ernie Els.2001 - Australia sets a record for the most one-sided international win in FIFA history, beating Tonga 22-0 in...


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