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Els Wins Tourney

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Ernie Els made a 15-foot putt birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff with Steve Stricker to win the Family House Invitational.

Els, who earned $170,000 in the $850,000 tournament at the Pittsburgh Field Club, finished the rain-delayed first round with a course-record 10-under-par 61 and added a 70 in the final round. Stricker, who earned $85,000, had rounds of 65 and 66 to match Els at 13-under 131.

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