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Ernie Els

Ernie Ernest Theodore Els

Founder of The Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation


Born 17-10-1969 in GAUTENG South Africa

Ernie Els is the Founder of The Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation. He is one of the most successful golfers in the history of the game, having won more than 60 professional tournaments, including two US Opens, an Open Championship, and a record seven World Matchplay titles. Els received a Special Achievement Award at the annual BMW Golf Digest Awards in Cape Town, December 2007 for winning a seventh World Match Play title at Wentworth.


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46 Chapman Rd, Klippoortjie, 1401


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Current Position(s)

Founder | The Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation
South Africa | 1999 - present

Sport and Recreation

It has the objective of identifying youths which show talent and potential in the game of golf from under-privileged backgrounds.



Achievements

Awards

Golfer of The Year | Complete Golfer

Asprey Golfer of The Year

Sports Star of the Year | Rand Sportswriters

Sportsman of the Year | Victor Awards

Golfer of the Year | European Tour

Rookie of the Year | PGA Tours

Mere Trophy

Tillman Trophy

Sports Merit Award: Silver | State President

Competitive Accomplishments

won | the Open | 2012

Won | British Open Championship | 2000

Won | British Open Championship | 2002

Won | 2nd Dubai Desert Classic | 2006

Won | Dunhill Championship | 2006

Won | Qatar Masters | 2005

Won | BMW Asian Open | 2005

Won | WGC - American Express Championship | 2004

Won | HSBC World Match Play Championship | 2003

Won | Omega European Masters | 2003

Won | Barclays Scottish Open | 2003

Won | Dunhill Links Championship Team | 1997

Won | World Cup of Golf | 1996

Won | Sarazen World Open | 1994

Won | Bells Cup | 1995

Won | Amatola Sun Classic | 1991

Won | Hollard Royal Swazi Sun Classic | 1992

Won | SA Team, Alfred Dunhill Cup 1997 | 1998

2nd place | Peugeot Spanish Open | 1993

2nd place | FNB Tour 1992 | 1993

2nd place | Buick Open | 1994

2nd place | European PGA | 1994

2nd place | Australian Masters | 1994

2nd place | British Open | 1994

2nd place | National Car Rental Classic | 1999

2nd place | Mercedes Championships | 2000

2nd place | US Masters | 2000

2nd place | The Open | 2000

2nd place | Memorial Tournament | 2000

2nd place | Vodacom Players Championship | 2000

2nd place | US Tour Championship | 2001

2nd place | Dunhill Links Championship | 2001

2nd place | Nedbank Golf Challenge | 2001

Won | Heineken Classic | 2004

Won | Sony Open at Walelae Country Club | 2004

Won | Goodyear Classic | 1992

Won | Phoenix Golf Tournament | 1993

Won | Dubai Desert Classic | 1994

Won | Toyota World Matchplay Championship | 1994

Won | Johnnie Walker World Championship | 1994

Won | Lexington PGA | 1995

Won | Byron Nelson Classic | 1995

Won | Toyota World Matchplay | 1995

Won | World Matchplay | 1996

Won | Johnnie Walker Super Tour | 1996

Won | Buick Classic | 1997

Won | US Open | 1997

Won | PGA Grand Slam | 1997

Won | South African Open | 1998

Won | Bay Hill Invitational | 1998

Won | Alfred Dunhill PGA | 1999

Won | Nissen PGA Open | 1999

Won | Nedbank Million Dollar | 1999

Won | Standard Life Tournament | 2000

Won | International Tournament | 2000

Won | World Cup Gotenba | 2001

Won | SunshineTour's Players Championship, Royal Cape Golf | 2001

Won | Jnr World Championships | 1984

Won | Cisco Matchplay | 2002

Won | Nedbank Challenge | 2002

Won | Mercedes Championship | 2003

Won | Sony Open | 2003

Won | Heineken Classic | 2003

Won | Johnnie Walker Classic | 2003

Won | Genuity Championship | 2002

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