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Winners and Losers from PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow

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Winners and Losers from PGA Tour's Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow
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Derek Ernst won his first PGA tournament at Quail Hollow.

OK, everyone, it's time for a little honesty.

Raise your hand if you had never heard of Derek Ernst before this weekend.

Just what we thought. Nearly everyone in golf class is raising their hands.

Ernst is a 22-year-old rookie on the PGA Tour. He got the call of a lifetime this week, telling him he was the fourth alternate for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, N.C.

That seemingly insignificant phone call turned out to be momentous as poor weather and poor course conditions caused a number of players to drop out.

Ernst got his opportunity and made the most of it, winning Wells Fargo in a playoff.

Ernst will not be the unknown man on the tour throughout the rest of the year.

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