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2012 British Open: Ernie Els Comes From Behind To Win Second Open Over Adam Scott

Ernie Els shot a 2-under 68 in his final round of the 2012 British Open on Sunday to overtake a crumbling Adam Scott to win his second Claret jug of his storied career. Scott, who shot a debilitating 75 on Sunday, watched his lead dissipate and finally conceded to Els at the end of the round.

Scott wasn't the only one who struggled Sunday. Tiger Woods shot a +3, Brandt Snedeker shot a +4 and Graeme McDowell shot a +5 on Sunday, all losing their chance to win the third major title of the year.

Here is how the money breaks down for the top of the leaderboard:

1. Ernie Els: $1,413,569

2. Adam Scott: $808,069

T3. Brandt Snedeker: $520,583

T3. Tiger Woods: $520,583

T5. Luke Donald: $326,376

T5. Graeme McDowell: $326,376

T7. Nicholas Colsaerts: $239,830

T7. Thomas Aiken: $239,830

For a live look at the leaderboard, visit Golf.com.

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