Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14

MALELANE, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 11: Ernie Els of South Africa plays his second shot into the fourth green during the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Club on December 11, 2008 in Malelane, South Africa. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
One of the most popular labels in golf is the best player to have never won a major, which can be looked at two ways. The bad news is that it means a player has never won a major. The good news is that he's at least thought highly enough to be considered. The best player at Augusta National to have never won the Masters? That stings a little bit more. Just ask Greg Norman, who lost by his own doing twice, by an improbable chip-in and to a Spaniard who simply outplayed him. Johnny Miller and Tom Weiskopf won't forget the 40-foot birdie putt by Jack Nicklaus on the 16th hole in 1975. Ernie Els came close, and he found out how badly it hurt last year when he didn't qualify to return. Masters champions can return the rest of their lives. Here's five players haunted by never winning the Masters: --- 5. TOM WEISKOPF Weiskopf doesn't have a green jacket, but he at least got his name in the record book at Augusta National as the most runner-up finishes - four - without ever winning. ...
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