Ernie Els – Profile

Ernie Else

Full Name: Theodore Ernest Els

Nickname: The Big Easy

Born: October 17th, 1969

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa

Sporting Nationality: South Africa 🇿🇦

Ernie Els (RSA) during the 2nd round at the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Golf Club, Malelane, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
📸 © Golffile | Eoin Clarke

Who is Ernie Els?

A four time major winner, Ernie Els is a South African Professional Golfer who now plays most of his golf on the PGA Champions Tour. During his career Ernie has amassed 74 tour wins:

  • PGA Tour – 19
  • European Tour – 28
  • Japan Golf Tour – 1
  • Asian Tour – 3
  • Sunshine Tour – 18
  • PGA Tour of Australasia – 5
  • PGA Tour Champions – 2
  • Other – 18

Ernie has won 2 World Golf Championships and a record seven World Matchplay titles. Els was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Last Updated on 28/02/2023 by Rob Davies

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