18-YEAR SPAN BE­TWEEN FIRST AND LAST VIC­TO­RIES

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

This puts Els third be­hind Nick­laus (24 years) and Player (19), and ahead of Harry Vardon (18), Ray Floyd (17), Lee Trevino, Julius Boros and Hale Ir­win (16). His­tory shows these eight to be out­liers. Win­ning ma­jors seldom ex­tends be­yond a 10-year pe­riod. Even Tiger Woods went only 11 years.

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