Well, I just saw on PGA.com that Ernie missed the cut in Singapore with a 6 over par two round total. I am so sorry to see that. Ernie is one of my favorite players and role models.
I wonder if the criticism he faced from Monty and others had anything to do with his mental game. I feel badly for him because I believe he did what he thought was the right thing to do. I was pretty surprised at how he fought back in the media to the criticism – nothing held back in this story below is there?
It’s funny, but I like Ernie because I think he is a nice man – a really nice and kind gentleman. He’s the kind of man you’d take home to mom. I like Monty for the opposite reasons – he’s an emotional child on the course and obviously in the press room and I find him very entertaining. I like Sergio for the same reasons. They are the kind of men you date and have some fun with, but don’t marry and you keep them away from dad! 🙂
Els off the pace after criticism
By Austin Peters in Singapore
02 Nov 2007
ERNIE ELS, who has been criticised by Colin Montgomerie for his decision to skip the Volvo Masters to honour a long-standing arrangement to play in the Barclays Singapore Open, struggled to a 72 in the opening round after suffering a stomach upset on… read more…
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