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Ernie Els

Ernie Els Biography

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ABOUT
Known as The Big Easy, became one the worlds best players in the mid-1990's; captured his fourth major victory at the 2012 Open Championship.
BEFORE FAME
He won the Eastern Transvaal Junior Championships in tennis at the age of thirteen.

FAMILY LIFE
Had his first child, Samantha Leigh, in 1999 after marrying Liezl Wehmeyer in 1998.
ASSOCIATED WITH
To win the 2002 Open Championship, Els defeated Stuart Appleby, Thomas Levet, and Steve Elkington in a four-hole playoff.
TRIVIA
He won the U.S. Open in 1994, his first Major championship victory.

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