Ernie Els moved a step closer to the million-pound winner's cheque and an unprecedented seventh world match-play title at Wentworth, following a hard-fought semifinal victory over Henrik Stenson of Sweden. The South African will now play United States Open champion Angel Cabrera.
Ernie Els of South Africa remained on course for a seventh world match-play championship, with a six and five victory over Andres Romero of Argentina at Wentworth that booked a semifinal confrontation on Saturday with Henrik Stenson of Sweden. "I played well when I needed to," Els said.
World number three Jim Furyk will bid for a third successive Nedbank Golf Challenge victory at Sun City from November 29 to December 2. The presence of American Furyk was confirmed when the field of 12 was named in Johannesburg on Wednesday. British Open champion Padraig Harrington will also be in action, as will South African favourites Ernie Els and Rory Sabbatini.