• Ernie ELS


    • Date of birth Oct 17, 1969
    • Turned Pro 1989
    • Residence Florida/Wentworth
    • Family Married


Career Highlights

  1. Ernie is one of the all-time great players
  2. He has won four Major championships and holds over 70 career victories around the world
  3. He accepted an Asian Tour honorary membership and also become the Tour’s International Ambassador in 2013
  4. Established the Els for Autism Foundation in spring 2009, with son, Ben, who is autistic, the driving force behind the mission
  5. Goal is to fund The Els Center of Excellence, a model for the world of what should be done for children with autism
  6. The Center will include an educational program for children ages 3-21 and a research facility
  7. In December 1998, received lifetime membership on European Tour.

Other wins

  1. 2012 The Open Championship
  2. 2010 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
  3. 2010 World Golf Championships-CA Championship
  4. 2008 The Honda Classic
  5. 2004 World Golf Championships-American Express Championship
  6. 2004 the Memorial Tournament
  7. 2004 Sony Open in Hawaii
  8. 2003 Sony Open in Hawaii
  9. 2003 Mercedes Championships
  10. 2002 The Open Championship
  11. 2002 Genuity Championship
  12. 2000 The International Presented by Qwest. 1999 Nissan Open. 1998 Bay Hill Invitational. 1997 Buick Classic. 1997 U.S. Open Championship. 1996 Buick Classic. 1995 GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic. 1994 U.S. Open Championship.International Wins: 1991 Amatola Classic [SAf]
  13. 1992 Protea Assurance South Africa Open [SAf], Lexington PGA Championship [SAf], South African Masters [SAf], Hollard Royal Swazi Sun Classic [SAf], First National Bank Players' Championship [SAf], Goodyear Classic [SAf]
  14. 1993 Dunlop Phoenix [Jpn]
  15. 1994 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur], Toyota World Match Play Championship [Eur], Johnnie Walker World Championship [Eur], Sarazen World Open
  16. 1995 Lexington South African PGA Championship [SAf], Toyota World Match Play [Eur], Bells Cup [SAf]
  17. 1996 South African Open [SAf], Toyota World Match Play [Eur], Johnnie Walker Super Tour Event, World Cup [indiv]
  18. 1997 Johnnie Walker Classic [Aus], World Cup [indiv]
  19. 1998 South African Open [SAf]
  20. 1999 Alfred Dunhill PGA Championship [SAf], Sun City Nedbank Challenge [SAf]. 2000 Standard Life Loch Lomond Open [Eur], Nedbank Challenge [SAf]. 2001 Vodacom Players Championship [SAf]. 2002 Heineken Classic [Eur], Dubai Desert Classic [Eur], Cisco World Match Play [Eur], Nedbank Challenge [SAf]. 2003 Heineken Classic [Eur], Johnnie Walker Classic [Eur], The Barclays Scottish Open [Eur], Omega European Masters [Eur], HSBC World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 2004 Heineken Classic [Eur], HSBC World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 2005 Dubai Desert Classic [Eur], Qatar Masters [Eur], BMW Asian Open [Eur], Alfred Dunhill Championship [Eur]. 2007 South African Airways Open [SAf], HSBC World Match Play Championship [Eur]. 2008 King Hassan II Trophy. 2010 South African Open. [SAf]. 2013 BMW International Open [Eur].1996 World Cup [with Wayne Westner]
  21. 1997 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Dunhill Cup [with David Frost and Retief Goosen]
  22. 1998 Dunhill Cup [with David Frost and Retief Goosen]. 2001 World Golf Championships-EMC World Cup [with Retief Goosen]. 2010 PGA Grand Slam of Golf.

Tournament Results

Tournament Pos R1 R2 R3 R4 Score TO PAR Earnings
The 147th Open Championship MC 73 76 - - 149 7 -
Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways T3 72 70 69 65 276 -12 US$ 52,077
CIMB Classic T43 68 72 66 73 279 -9 US$ 20,160
AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at Anahita T47 69 70 71 75 285 -3 US$ 5,212

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