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Ernie Els
West Palm Beach, Fla.

Height: 6 ft., 3 in. Weight: 210 Turned Pro: 1989

DOB: 10/17/1969

Bio: Started playing golf at age 9. Heavily involved in junior golf of South Africa and Cancer Society of South Africa. Hosts Ernie Els Invitational in South Africa to raise money for charity. Ernie Els Foundation formed in early 1999, with the purpose of providing full support to disadvantaged children. Established the Els for Autism Foundation in spring 2009, with son, Ben, who is autistic, the driving force behind the mission. In December 1998, received lifetime membership on European Tour. Third Ernie Els design signature golf course near George in South Africa opened in 2004. (Bio information from Golfweek research and

Note: In compiling our archives, some information, such as earnings or relation to par, was unavailable. If information is missing, such as earnings, it does not necessarily mean that no money was earned and should not be interpreted as such.
Ernie Els Stories
Feb. 06 - 11:49
Danny Willett leads Dubai Classic heading into final day

Feb. 05 - 10:25
Ernie Els surges into contention at Omega Dubai Desert Classic

Feb. 04 - 11:28
Alex Noren leads field at Dubai Classic after day 1

Feb. 03 - 9:42
McIlroy expects victory in Dubai, but many Challenge Tour, Q-School grads left out

Jan. 24 - 2:06
Miceli: Until Fowler wins a major, he’s not in same class with Big Three

Jan. 12 - 4
Fantasy Forecast: Sony Open preview

Jan. 11 - 12:48
Fantasy Forecast: Winners and losers from Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Jan. 11 - 12:29
Jordan Spieth begins 2016 with huge statement at Hyundai TOC

Jan. 10 - 10:13
Stone wins first European Tour title by two at BMW SA Open

Jan. 07 - 4:45
Ernie Els misses 18-inch putt at his national open

Jan. 07 - 12:47
Van Zyl fires 65 to take lead in South Africa

Jan. 05 - 8:21
McIlroy to play in 2017 South African Open, Els says

Jan. 05 - 4:06
Fantasy Forecast: Hyundai Tournament of Champions preview

Jan. 03 - 4:03
PGA Tour season resumes as Kapalua hosts strongest field in years

Dec. 30 - 6:02
A timeline of Tiger Woods' historic career

Dec. 30 - 1:56
Tiger Woods' top shots, tournaments and stories of career

Dec. 25 - 12:05
My year in golf: Alex Miceli

Dec. 22 - 1
U.S. Amateur champ DeChambeau headed to Dubai Desert Classic

Dec. 18 - 11:06
PGA Tour top 10 moments in 2015: Jordan Spieth's breakout; Tiger Woods' tough season

Dec. 09 - 3:56
Golfweek’s Best: Caribbean & Mexico Courses, 2016

Ernie Els Galleries
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Ernie Els: 2012 in Pictures

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2012 Open Championship: Ernie Els, in pictures

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The U.S. Open in the 1990s

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World No. 1 golfers, in pictures

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Ernie Els in photos

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2010 in review: Top 30 pictures

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Arnold Palmer Invitational (Final Round)

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Arnold Palmer Invitational (Rd. 2)

Ernie Els Videos
Hate to be Rude: Ernie Els