Golf: Els wins BMW International Open

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Ernie Els, of South Africa, chips to the second green during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MUNICH — Reigning British Open champion, Ernie Els led from start to finish to capture the BMW International Open in Munich on Sunday.

Els, 43 became the oldest-ever winner of the event posting a last round three under par 69 to win by a shot on 18-under par.

Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn, winner of the event 13 years ago, was left to count the costs of a 14th hole double bogey in signing for a score of 69 for an 18-under par total.

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