Ernie Els withdraws from tournament to be with family

08/29/2007 at 12:11 PM ET

PGA golfer Ernie Els has withdrawn from the Deutsche Bank Championship that was scheduled to take place this week in Boston so that he could return home to England to be with his family.

I have been on the road now for almost eight weeks and itis important that I return home where my children will bepreparing for their return to school.

Ernie and his wife, Leiza, have two children, Samantha, 8, and Ben, 4.

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Good for him!!

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