Latest Sports Scores

Scoreboard

  • ALL
  • NBA
  • MLB
  • NHL
  • NBA
  • 4/26 8:30 PM EDT
    CHI0
    BOS0
  • 4/26 6:00 PM EDT
    ATL0
    WAS0
  • 4/26 10:30 PM EDT
    POR0
    GS0
  • MLB
  • 4/26 1:40 PM EDT
    Cin
    Mil
  • 4/26 2:10 PM EDT
    KC
    CWS
  • 4/26 6:10 PM EDT
    Hou
    Cle
  • 4/26 7:05 PM EDT
    TB
    Bal
  • 4/26 7:05 PM EDT
    Mia
    Phi
  • 4/26 7:05 PM EDT
    ChC
    Pit
  • 4/26 7:10 PM EDT
    NYY
    Bos
  • 4/26 7:10 PM EDT
    Sea
    Det
  • 4/26 7:10 PM EDT
    Atl
    NYM
  • 4/26 8:05 PM EDT
    Min
    Tex
  • 4/26 8:15 PM EDT
    Tor
    StL
  • 4/26 8:40 PM EDT
    Was
    Col
  • 4/26 9:40 PM EDT
    SD
    Ari
  • 4/26 10:07 PM EDT
    Oak
    LAA
  • 4/26 10:15 PM EDT
    LAD
    SF
  • NHL
  • 4/26 1:00 PM EDT
    NSH0
    CHI0
  • 4/26 1:00 PM EDT
    STL0
    MIN0
  • 4/26 1:00 PM EDT
    BOS0
    OTT0
  • 4/26 8:00 PM EDT
    NSH0
    STL0
  • 4/26 10:30 PM EDT
    EDM0
    ANA0

Ernie Els just had the worst start in Masters history

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Masters by the Numbers

Ernie Els opened up his Thursday round at the Masters in historic fashion: a 10 on the par-4 1st hole, the worst tally on the first hole in the history of the tournament, according to ESPN.

The Big Easy qualified for the Masters by winning the British Open five years ago, the final year the result will qualify him. His game has struggled of late to the point that he has fallen out of the top 50 in the rankings. It's quite possible that this will be Els' last Masters, particularly if he continues to putt like a below-average weekend golfer.

SEE ALSO: Patrick Ewing wants to be New York Knicks head coach

Let's take a look at his disastrous first hole. He missed six putts, so it wasn't as though his high mark came from a shanked drive or a shot off a tree. This was, simply put, atrociously poor putting.

Take a look:

Come on, Ernie!

Now, the greens at Augusta are notoriously difficult, like putting on glass. The wind has also picked up on the course this afternoon. Still, nobody in Masters history has ever putted this poorly to begin the tournament.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners

Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts Don't Get Too Close To a Newborn Giraffe Unless You Want to Get Kicked in the Nuts
Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going Man Suspects His Wife Is Cheating On Him - Then His Daughter Reveals What's Really Going
Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport Nature Gets Revenge On Safari Hunter Who Killed Elephants And Lions For Sport