Els shoots 63, holds clubhouse lead in Germany
MUNICH -- Ernie Els shot a 9-under 63, making an eagle and seven birdies, on Thursday to hold the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the BMW International Open.
The South African, who won the British Open in 2002 and 2012 and the U.S. Open in 1994 and 1997, almost had a second eagle on the last hole that would have equaled a course record.
He settled for a birdie that gave him the overall lead.
"It doesn't really mean much until Sunday. But getting into the race -- so to ...
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