South Africa's Ernie Els hits from the sand on the second hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta

Reuters - (Reuters) - Four-times major winner Ernie Els returns this week to one of his favourite cities, where he shares the alluring nickname of 'The Big Easy,' to make his eighth career start at the Zurich …

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