• Ernie wants ‘knee-high rough’

    Ernie Els
    Ernie Els

    Four-time Major champion Ernie Els has weighed in on the distance debate by arguing that course set-up and not equipment changes should be the way forward.

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    ‘Our game is in a good place,’ wrote Els on Twitter.

    ‘Equipment improvements and distance are here to stay. Full stop.

    ‘We need a “serious” premium on accuracy. Golf courses don’t need to be longer. Make the Tour rough knee-high, fairways fast and firm which is fair for all players.’

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