The Open

In conceptualizing the idea for this years event, one obvious angle took precedent above all others. Not only is Ernie Els the defending champion of the Open crown, but he’s also the last man to win the Claret Jug at Muirfield. Making him a double defending champion of sorts.
On both occasions, Ricci Roberts was the man on his bag, someone lucky enough to have the second best seat in the house watching Ernie overcome one of the greatest challenges in golf.
And these are his thoughts….