With a rough start, Ernie Els enters the record books for making a 9 on the opening hole at the Masters.
By GolfTEC Digital
Els has had rough moments in the past, but nothing quite as difficult to watch as his opening at the Masters this year. Reactions on Twitter varied.
Ernie Els says putting woes are ‘unexplainable’ after viral 6-putt, has ‘heebie-jeebies’ – https://t.co/jXChZxVk1u pic.twitter.com/WeGiQUrGRu
— GOLF.com (@golf_com) April 8, 2016
Ernie Els had a heartbreaking response after his Masters putting meltdown: https://t.co/nvrwwgxA97 (Getty) pic.twitter.com/x58Z3HEOsN
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 8, 2016
Jack Nicklaus said that golf is 80 percent mental, 10 percent ability, 10 percent luck, and on this unfortunate day, Els struggled with all three. We hope he can pull out of this and get his game back on track.