Ernie Els won his first PGA Tour Champions occasion at simply the third time of asking when the 50-year-old South African won the Hoag Classic at Newport Beach Country Club in California.
Els completed with a 67 for a 16-under-standard aggregate for 54 gaps, for a two-stroke prevails upon Fred Couples, Robert Karlsson and Glen Day.
Els, who lost a play-off at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship in January, his first senior visit occasion, stated: “I’m happy to get the first off the beaten path. In the wake of being in a play-off in Hawaii, I would not like to miss this one up. I had an incredible chance and I’m pleased I had the option to take it. Ideally, we can proceed onward now and I’ll get progressively agreeable.”
It was Els’ first triumph since the 2013 BMW International Open, a year after he won his fourth significant title at the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham.