European Tour statement regarding Ernie Els' remarks

5/27/2012 2:00:12 PM
Ernie Els   (Getty Images)
Ernie Els (Getty Images)
European Tour Chief Executive George O’Grady said: “Ernie Els asked to see me this morning and apologised for his intemperate language following the conclusion of his round yesterday. He stated that he had already apologised to all the individuals concerned and offered a substantial donation to The European Tour Benevolent Trust, which I accepted. The European Tour now consider this matter closed.”