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Frustrated Els struggles at Scottish Open

3 years 10 months 1 week ago July 12, 2013 Jul 12, 2013 Friday, July 12 2013 July 12, 2013 8:31 AM in Sports
Source: Associated Press

INVERNESS, Scotland - Ernie Els will likely head into his British Open defense on the back of a missed cut after another frustrating round at the Scottish Open left him 10 shots off early second-round leader Chris Doak on Friday.

Els shot a 2-under 70 to follow his even-par first round.

He says, "I had no idea on these greens - I'm glad I'm leaving," but still feels his game is in good shape heading into Muirfield next week.

The last Scot to win his home event was Colin Montgomerie in 1999 - but Doak has a chance to end the streak after shooting a second straight 66 to move to 12 under.

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