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 pgatour.com)
In this episode of Hate to be Rude, Ernie Els discusses his career and life after golf.
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