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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
Jan. 13 - 1:10
Tee times: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, Rds. 1, 2

Jan. 11 - 12:38
Sullivan wins first Euro title in South Africa

Jan. 09 - 11:37
Consistent Russell Henley leads at Hyundai TOC

Jan. 09 - 12:32
Sullivan keeps South African Open lead; Kruger slips

Jan. 08 - 2:20
Kruger, Sullivan lead at South African Open

Jan. 08 - 11:57
Kapalua's Plantation: A wild ride in paradise

Jan. 07 - 6:02
Kapalua's greens place premium on lag putting

Jan. 05 - 4:01
Bubba Watson a 13-2 favorite at Kapalua

Jan. 05 - 10:55
Hideki Matsuyama signs with IMG

Dec. 22 - 8:13
Scott chooses veteran Kerr as new caddie

Dec. 16 - 9:52
Number crunching: J.J. Henry

Nov. 24 - 12:24
Lydia Ko takes ownership of her swing

Nov. 08 - 6:53
Tee times: WGC-HSBC Champions, final round

Nov. 07 - 1:50
Tee times: WGC-HSBC Champions, Rd. 3

Nov. 06 - 3:35
Golfweek's Best: Caribbean and Mexico, 2015

Nov. 05 - 9:55
Tee times: WGC-HSBC Champions, Rounds 1-2

Nov. 05 - 6:36
George O'Grady to resign as European Tour chief

Nov. 04 - 11:37
Caddie search still on as Scott starts new season

Oct. 28 - 11:13
Faxon among key speakers at Fitness Summit

Oct. 19 - 5:10
Hend wins Hong Kong Open in playoff

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