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Els tops Westwood in playoff

Updated: December 3, 2000, 3:26 PM ET
Associated Press

SUN CITY, South Africa -- Even Ernie Els gets rattled with $2 million on the line.

Els, a two-time winner of the U.S. Open, claimed golf's richest prize Sunday when he beat Lee Westwood on the second hole of a playoff to capture the Nedbank Golf Challenge for the second straight year.

"It's difficult to compare it to a putt to win a major, but this was the most nervous I have ever been," said Els, playing in his home country. "I guess money does talk."

Els (68) and ...

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