European Tour

Els lauds Shevchenko for effort

2013-09-13 12:00
Ernie Els (AFP)
Chicago - Former European Footballer of the Year Andriy Shevchenko struggled on his professional golf debut in Ukraine but Ernie Els gave him 10 out of 10 for effort in what was always going to be a tough task.

South African Els got to know Shevchenko well after playing several practice rounds with the former Ukrainian international, especially at Queenwood Golf Club in Surrey, when they both lived in England.

"It's a completely different game when you are under pressure," the 2004 European Footballer of the Year said on the European Tour's website.

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