Golf Career Highlights
Ernie Els, South Africa Born : 1969 in Johannesburg. A big man with a delicate touch. Els was a challenger for all Major Championships.  "Big Easy" has been successful on both European and US Tours. 2003 saw success all round the world and Els finished Leading Money Winner on the European PGA Tour and he repeated in 2004. A record 7 times winner of the World Matchplay Championship. After his career seemed to be in decline he won the 2012 Open to secure a 4th Major.

 

Important Tournament Victories

1994:
US Open Championship
World Matchplay Championship
Dubai Desert Classic
1995:
World Matchplay Championship
Byron Nelson Classic
Dunhill Championship, Johannesburg
1996:
World Matchplay Championship
Buick Classic
1997:

US Open Championship
Buick Classic
Johnny Walker Classic, Thailand
1998:
Bay Hill Classic
South African Open
1999:
Nissan Open
Dunhill Championship, Johannesburg
Nedbank Challenge
2000:
The International
Nedbank Challenge
2001:
2002:

Open Championship
World Matchplay Championship
Doral Open
Heineken Classic, Melbourne
Dubai Desert Classic
Nedbank Challenge
2003:
World Matchplay Championship
Mercedes Open
Hawaiian Open
Scottish Open
European Masters
Johnny Walker Classic, Thailand
Heineken Classic, Melbourne
European Tour Leading Money Winner
2004:
World Matchplay Championship
Hawaiian Open
American Express World Championship
Memorial
Heineken Classic, Melbourne
European Tour Leading Money Winner
2005:
Dubai Desert Classic
Qatar Masters
Asian Open
2006:
Dunhill Championship, Johannesburg
2007:
World Matchplay Championship
South African Open
2008:
Honda Classic
2009:
2010:

WGC - CA Championship
Arnold Palmer Invitational
South African Open
2011:
2012:

Open Championship
2013:
BMW International