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Els Shrugs Off Pressure, Advances in FedEx Cup

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Ernie Els has won three major championships. He once stood over a putt in the darkness against Tiger Woods to save the Presidents Cup at Fancourt with his entire homeland of South Africa counting on him. And this spring he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

So Monday at TPC Boston, with Els teetering around level par for the day and somewhere just inside the top 20 at the Deutsche Bank Championship, surely he could not have sensed much pressure as he stood in the fairway at the par-5 18th hole, hands on his hips, and contemplated his second shot. He knew he needed birdie, but really, for a guy who has accomplished so much in this game, so...

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