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Ernie Els wins Principal Charity Classic and fourth PGA Tour Champions victory

DES MOINES, Iowa – Ernie Els won the Principal Charity Classic on Sunday for his fourth career PGA Tour Champions win. He closed with a 7-under 65 at Wakonda Club, beating defending champion Stephen Ames by two strokes.

Els was tied with Rod Pampling for the second-round lead, reaching the par-5 15th and having five birdies in his bogey-free final round. The 54-year-old Hall of Famer from South Africa finished at 21-under 195.