Resides in Jupiter, FL
Ernie was born in South Africa on October 17th, 1969. As a former World No.1 Ernie is one of the most prolific winners of his generation, and the global reach of his victories is almost without parallel. Ernie has triumphed in tournaments in South Africa, Europe, the US, Asia, the Far East, the Middle East, and Australasia. Ernie was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011 and the South African Golf Hall of Fame in 2009.
WORLD MATCHPLAY TITLES
CONSECUTIVE YEARS IN THE TOP 10 OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKINGS
- (758 weeks between 19 June 1994 and 11 January 2009)
MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP WINS
- 2 US OPEN ('94, '97)
- 2 OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS ('04, '12)