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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

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Ernie Els Stories
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?

Aug. 28 - 5:38
Jordan Spieth expected to lose No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy in OWGR

Aug. 26 - 12:02

Aug. 24 - 10:12
History lesson for Spieth: No. 1 in FedEx Cup guarantees nothing in playoffs

Aug. 22 - 7:25
Tee times, pairings: Wyndham Championship, final round

Aug. 21 - 7:25
PGA Tour tee times, pairings: Wyndham Championship, Round 3

Aug. 19 - 4:46
PGA Tour names autism activist Ernie Els as winner of Payne Stewart Award

Aug. 19 - 9:35
DraftKings Fantasy Tip Sheet: Wyndham Championship

Aug. 18 - 4:23
Wyndham Championship: Pairings and tee times, Rounds 1-2

Aug. 17 - 11:38
Tiger Woods to play Wyndham Championship for first time

Aug. 16 - 6:54
Recap: Jason Day wins PGA Championship for first major title

Aug. 15 - 8:51
PGA Championship tee times, pairings: final round

Aug. 15 - 7:52
Recap: Day, Spieth put on show at PGA Championship

Aug. 15 - 10:51
Bradley navigates Tiger pairing with spirited run to make weekend of PGA

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