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McDowell pleads Ernie's case - Graeme McDowell believes Ernie Els should get a special invite to this year's Masters...

McDowell pleads Ernie's case - Graeme McDowell believes Ernie Els should get a special invite to this year's Masters...

Related Links: Golf365 Mailbox Latest Blogs Latest Betting Share & Socialise: Post to Facebook Digg it! Graeme McDowell believes Ernie Els should get a special invite to this year's Masters. Els, who has done his level best in the last few weeks to improve his world ranking and qualify for the year's first major, has been left with the daunting task of winning this week's Shell Houston Open to have any chance at all of pulling off the feat. If he does not win, he will miss the Masters for the first time in 18 years, a reality that has prompted McDowell to make a strong appeal to the Augusta National tournament committee on his behalf. "When a guy like Ernie Els misses a Major, it's obviously disappointing," the Northern Irishman told the Irish Independent . "He was one of my heroes in the '90s when he was winning his US Opens. He's a quality player and he has given it (qua...

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