07/22/2012 02:30 EDT | Updated 09/21/2012 05:12 EDT

Ernie Els comes back to win British Open

Ernie Els fired a 2-under 68 for a comeback win in the final round of the 141st British Open on Sunday.

Third-round leader Adam Scott had a chance to force a playoff on the 18th but narrowly missed his par putt, sealing the victory for Els.

Scott struggled on the fourth day, shooting a 5-over 75 on the day.