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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

Ernie Els Stories
March 30 - 10:51
Fantasy golf expert picks: Shell Houston Open

March 29 - 3:33
Tee times, pairings: Shell Houston Open, Rounds 1-2

March 23 - 6:55
Dufner clips Fowler, 2 and 1, with birdies on final two holes

March 21 - 6:42
2016 WGC-Dell Match Play groups, schedule of matches and stats

March 19 - 4:16
Tee times, pairings: Arnold Palmer Invitational, final round

March 19 - 6
With Masters approaching, major-championship minutiae help set stage

March 18 - 8:17
Tee times, pairings: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Round 3

March 17 - 9:10
PGA Tour Champions suffering identity crisis

March 15 - 10:06
Palmer, Nicklaus among those disappointed that 'The King' won't hit tee shot at Masters

March 15 - 4:12
Tee times, pairings: Arnold Palmer Invitational, Rounds 1-2

March 15 - 2:48
Fantasy golf expert picks: Arnold Palmer Invitational

March 15 - 2:08
Fantasy Forecast: Arnold Palmer Invitational preview

March 10 - 10:05
Ernie Els on Rickie Fowler’s million-dollar ace: ‘Like a miracle’

March 08 - 3:05
Tee times, pairings: Valspar Championship, Rounds 1-2

March 07 - 5:21
VIDEO: Rickie Fowler scores $1 million ace for Ernie Els' charity; crowd goes wild

March 05 - 2
Nichols: PGA Tour/LPGA alliance could bring back mixed team event

Feb. 28 - 9:17
Louis Oosthuizen earns first victory since 2014 at Perth International

Feb. 27 - 6:41
Tee times, pairings: Honda Classic, final round

Feb. 26 - 7
Tee times, pairings: Honda Classic, third round

Feb. 24 - 9:45
Ernie Els, 46, embraces role as mentor to Tour's younger class

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

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.