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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
Nov. 24 - 5:41
After 3-year slide, Lucas Glover looks to build on top-10 finish

Nov. 18 - 2:49
40 reads: ‘Mortals’ witness a Monterey massacre as Tiger wins 2000 U.S. Open

Nov. 18 - 11:28
Grab a map and follow golf’s globe-trotters during the 'off-season'

Nov. 01 - 2:43
Golfweek PostGame: Justin Thomas wins CIMB Classic for first PGA Tour title

Oct. 31 - 8:54
PGA Tour tee times, pairings: CIMB Classic, final round

Oct. 30 - 9:42
PGA Tour tee times, pairings: CIMB Classic, Round 3

Oct. 28 - 4:41
40 reads: Channeling Ben Hogan, a man of principle

Oct. 28 - 3:35
Tee times, pairings: CIMB Classic, Rounds 1-2

Oct. 28 - 12:09
DraftKings Fantasy Tip Sheet: CIMB Classic

Oct. 26 - 2:34
Kaufman rockets to 75th in OWGR; Tiger Woods drops outside top 350

Oct. 25 - 8:50
Golfweek PostGame: Smylie Kaufman wins Shriners Open in Las Vegas

Oct. 11 - 7:39
Despite another International loss, reformed Presidents Cup generates drama

Oct. 10 - 2:49
South African Branden Grace begins to realize his star potential

Sept. 30 - 12:04
Perez, Lund to team up again at Alfred Dunhill Links

Sept. 24 - 4:25
The real Team USA: West Point’s golf team from ‘Class of 9/11’ answers nation’s call

Sept. 20 - 8:36
Golfweek PostGame: Jason Day dominates BMW Championship, rises to World No. 1

Sept. 11 - 12:11
Miller takes all-inclusive approach with U.S. Walker Cup squad

Sept. 08 - 10:15
Babineau: U.S. team had better options than Phil Mickelson

Sept. 08 - 10:16
Presidents Cup: Looking at the potential captain's picks

Sept. 03 - 3:03
Golf's new Big 3: Who's really No. 1 among McIlroy, Spieth and Day?

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