‘Ernie Els was back to being Ernie Els. That was special enough.’
Congrats to Ernie Els on his inspiring play at the PGA Championship this past weekend!
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Out of left field, Ernie Els was Ernie Els again. The Big Easy was playing big and making it look easy.
He was out of the tournament at 5-under at the start of Sunday, 8 strokes behind Rory McIlroy, a leader who looked unstoppable. But something funny happened on the way to a backdoor top-10 at Valhalla.
The 44-year-old Els got so hot, he started thinking the unthinkable. He started thinking he could win the PGA Championship.
“I felt like I could birdie every hole,” Els said.
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