Ernie Els wins Open Championship

ERNIE ELS

ERNIE ELS

First published in Golf

South Africa's Ernie Els has won the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham and St Annes.

The 42-year-old's seven under clubhouse total proved too mucch for overnight leader Adam Scott who suffered a meltdown over the final four holes to fall from -10 to six under and a heartbreaking second place.

Tiger Woods tied for third with countryman Brandt Snedeker on three under, while Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell were a shot further back in fifth

 

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