Ernie Els Gets Chance To Compete In Augusta In 2018

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Golf great Ernie Els is getting a chance to compete for the 24th time in the 2018 Masters at Augusta.  On Christmas Eve, the former number one rated golfer in the world tweeted he received an exemption for the event.  He won the 2012  Open Championship followed by a five year exemption and won Augusta in 2017.   

Els has not confirmed whether he will take advantage of the exemption for 2018.

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