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The 23rd Masters for Ernie Els might be his final competitive go at Augusta

The 23rd Masters for Ernie Els might be his final competitive go at Augusta

A five-year exemption runs out this week for The Big Easy, who finished last among those who made the cut.

Masters 2017: William McGirt heeded advice from Jack Nicklaus before making the cut

Masters 2017: William McGirt heeded advice from Jack Nicklaus before making the cut

The Masters rookie came into the weekend at 2-under 142 and only two shots off the 4-under 36-hole lead.

Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia tied for clubhouse lead as Charley Hoffman falters

Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia tied for clubhouse lead as Charley Hoffman falters

After dominant first round, three straight bogeys drop first-round leader back to the field.

At Augusta National, birdie turns to beast at the par-5 15th hole

At Augusta National, birdie turns to beast at the par-5 15th hole

Normally one of the easiest holes on the course, it punished golfers Thursday, including 2015 champion Jordan Spieth.