Rankings: Top 20 SA players

2015-01-13 00:00

The Top 20 SA players in the latest world golf rankings after the SA Open and the PGA Tour's Tournament of Champions.

Ernie still wants Green Jacket

2014-12-15 20:30

Ernie Els has admitted that he would still desperately love to win the Masters before he calls time on his career.

Ernie celebrates with the Boks - PICTURES

2014-11-17 12:33

Did self-proclaimed rugby nut Ernie Els prove to be the Boks' lucky charm at Twickenham?

Hend wins Hong Kong Open

2014-10-19 11:45

Australia's Scott Hend haswon the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open after defeating Filipino Angelo Que in a playoff.

Birthday boy Els takes lead

2014-10-17 07:42

Ernie Els has surged to the top of the leaderboard at the Hong Kong Open with a five-under-par 65, marking his 45th birthday in style.

Stenson surges into contention

2014-08-22 20:59

Sweden's Henrik Stenson surged into contention with a sizzling 64 midway through the second round of The Barclays.

Slow start for SA at Valhalla

2014-08-08 10:31

It was a slow start for the South Africans on Day 1 of the year's final Major, the PGA Championship, at Valhalla Golf Club.

Els misses British Open cut

2014-07-19 07:03

A number of former British Open winners including Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington were among those who missed the cut at Hoylake.

Els flies SA flag at US Open

2014-06-16 12:30

Ernie Els finished as the top South African player, with a share for 35th spot in the final round of the US Open at Pinehurst.

Big Easy Iced Tea

2014-06-04 11:33

Ernie Els has expanded his entrepreneurial reach by launching a range of sparkling iced tea.

Ernie Els hopes for ice tea hole-in-one

2014-05-30 13:23

SA golfing giant Ernie Els has expanded his entrepreneurial reach by launching a range of sparkling iced tea.

Els still excited at 20th try

2014-04-09 21:08

South African golfer Ernie Els says that he never tires of the Masters even though he returns to Augusta for the 20th time.

Els flies SA Match Play flag

2014-02-23 09:07

Ernie Els has beaten rising US star Jordan Spieth to book a WGC Match Play Championship semi-final date with Jason Day.

Els out of Volvo Champions

2014-01-02 16:20

Ernie Els withdrew from the Volvo Golf Champions and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, to spend more time with his family.

Els pays tribute to ex-coach

2013-12-07 16:09

Ernie Els says he will “play with a heavy heart” in the third round of the NGC, after the death of his former coach Jos Vanstiphout.

Els heading back to Sun City

2013-11-09 15:34

Four-time Major champion Ernie Els is set to make a record 17th appearance in the $6.5m Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City.

Hend trumps Els in Macau

2013-10-20 14:10

Scott Hend has won the Macau Open as the tournament's star draw Ernie Els was forced to content himself with third place.

Els bounces back in Macau

2013-10-18 15:00

Ernie Els hit a six-under-par 65 to trail halfway leader Mohammad Siddikur of Bangladesh by one shot at the Venetian Macau Open.

Els confirmed for CIMB Classic

2013-09-26 12:00

Major-winner Ernie Els will join a host of other big names at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia, organisers have said.

Els under pressure to perform

2013-08-29 16:28

Ernie Els' future in the FedExCup Playoff depends on how well he does at this week's Deutsche Bank Championship.

Els tops SA sport rich list

2013-07-22 19:00

The Sunday Times newspaper says Ernie Els was South Africa's highest-earning sportsman in 2012, making R179 million last year.

Els hails Muirfield as No. 1

2013-07-15 21:00

Ernie Els believes Muirfield, the venue for this week's 142nd British Open, is the finest links course on the championship rota.

Ernie looking to tame Muirfield

2013-07-15 16:30

Ernie Els returns to the scene of his first Open Championship triumph, Muirfield, along with nine of his countrymen.

Els misses Scottish Open cut

2013-07-13 08:06

Ernie Els headed a list of four former British Open champions missing the halfway cut at the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.

Els defends Castle Stuart

2013-07-10 19:30

The double British Open winning pair of Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington have defended this week's Scottish Open host course.


Els player/host of SA Open

2014-12-17 11:25

Ernie Els will take on the role of host and ambassador for the South African Open Championship.

Els reveals his Olympic dream

2014-11-24 21:07

Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening ceremony when golf returns to the Olympics in 2016.

Ernie curses hip problem

2014-10-19 13:42

Ernie Els has said he would "try anything" to fix the hip problem that led to a disappointing showing at the Hong Kong Open.

Els stumbles in Hong Kong

2014-10-18 13:02

Australian Marcus Fraser will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the $1.3 million Hong Kong Open.

Els lurking in Hong Kong

2014-10-16 13:07

South African Ernie Els played his way firmly into contention as he played in his first ever Hong Kong Open.

Els flirts with history

2014-08-11 11:27

SA's Ernie Els rolled back the years and was close to shooting the lowest round in Major championship history at Valhalla.

'Big Easy' plots PGA surprise

2014-08-06 13:00

Ernie Els will be hoping to pick up his third different Major title at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club.

Els shaken after hitting fan

2014-07-17 22:00

Ernie Els has endured one of his toughest days on a golf course at the British Open when his first tee shot hit a spectator in the face.

Big Easy fancies his chances

2014-06-11 13:40

Ernie Els is optimistic about his chances at this year's tournament, starting at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, in North Carolina.

Big Easy Iced Tea

2014-06-03 15:48

Ernie Els has expanded his entrepreneurial reach by launching a range of sparkling iced tea.

Els seeks spark in Zurich

2014-04-24 07:45

South African and four-time major champion Ernie Els hopes to get his season going at this week's PGA Zurich Classic.

Day wins Match Play crown

2014-02-24 07:41

Jason Day withstood the determined challenge of Victor Dubuisson to win the World Golf Championships Match Play crown.

SA golfers progress in Arizona

2014-02-21 16:05

SA's Ernie Els and Louis Oosthuizen have progressed after defeating their opponents at the Match Play Championship.

Els signs deal with Adams

2014-01-02 07:44

Four-time major champion Ernie Els is changing equipment again after signing a new deal with Adams Golf.

Ernie pays tribute to Mandela

2013-12-06 09:26

South African golfing superstar Ernie Els has paid tribute Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday at the age of 95.

Upset Els to skip Dubai event

2013-11-04 07:48

Ernie Els is upset at the European Tour's playing demands and will register his disapproval by skipping the season-ending event in Dubai.

Hend outshines Els in Macau

2013-10-19 14:58

Australian Scott Hend upstaged Ernie Els by taking a four-shot lead after the third round of the Asian Tour's Macau Open.

Streaker alert!

2013-10-07 09:59

Steve Stricker and Ernie Els had a close encounter with an eye-opening visitor at the Presidents Cup.

Els lauds Shevchenko for effort

2013-09-13 12:00

Former European Footballer of the Year Andriy Shevchenko struggled on his golf debut but Ernie Els gave him 10/10.

Els headlines Macau Open

2013-07-31 07:47

Four-time Major winner Ernie Els has confirmed he will take part in the Venetian Macau Open for the first time in October.

Els vents rage at Muirfield

2013-07-20 09:04

Defending champion Ernie Els was in a foul mood after an error-ridden second round of the British Open at Muirfield.

Golf comes first for Els

2013-07-15 16:30

Ernie Els has says it is unfortunate that women are barred from becoming members at Muirfield Golf Course.

Els gives back claret jug

2013-07-15 15:33

The first order of business at the British Open was for South African golfer Ernie Els to hand over the claret jug.

Els struggles at Scottish Open

2013-07-12 21:12

Ernie Els will likely head into his Open Championship title defence on the back of a missed cut after struggling at the Scottish Open.

Els eyes 4th Scottish victory

2013-07-10 14:05

Ernie Els has a fourth victory in Scotland locked in his sights as he heads to Castle Stuart Golf Links for the Scottish Open.

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