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Furyk, Els receive exemptions to U.S. Open

From ESPN - March 14, 2018

Past U.S. Open champions Ernie Els and Jim Furyk received special exemptions from the United States Golf Association into this year's tournament.

Els, 48, who won the U.S. Open at Oakmont in 1994 and again at Congressional in 1997, will make his 26th consecutive appearance in the championship.

The Big Easy, who on Tuesday was named 2019 Presidents Cup team captain, has posted 10 top-10 finishes in the championship.

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