US Open

Els heads SA's US Open hopes

2013-06-12 13:15
Ernie Els (AFP)

Cape Town - Ernie Els says he is ready to challenge for top honours when the US Open starts at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, on Thursday.

His decision to tinker with the short putter was part of the reason for his struggles, Els explained this week, giving him less time to work on his long game.

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The other South Africans in the field are Rory Sabbatini, George Coetzee, Louis Oosthuizen, Tim Clark, Charl Schwartzel, Jaco van Zyl and Branden Grace.

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