How many majors has Ernie Els won?

Ernie Els has won 4 major tournaments.

More about Ernie Els' Major Championship Wins

Ernie Els, aka The Big Easy, was born on 17 October 1969 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ernie Els has 70 career victories including 13 PGA Tour wins, 2 World of Golf Championships and 4 Major Championships.

He is one of six golfers who have won both the US Open and The Open Championship twice.

Ernie Els has held the number one spot in the Official World Golf Ranking for a total of 9 weeks and until 2013 he held the record ranked in the top ten with 788 weeks.

In 2010 Ernie Els was elected into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

1994 US Open at Oakmont

The 1994 US Open was played at the Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, Pennsylvania.

Ernie Els won the 1994 US Open on the second sudden-death hole to defeat Loren Roberts, after Colin Montgomerie was eliminated in an 18-hole playoff.

He was 24 at the time.

The winner’s share was $320,000

1997 US Open at Congressional

The 1997 US Open was played at the Blue Course of Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland.

Ernie Els won the 1997 US Open by a shot ahead of runner up Colin Montgomerie.

The winner’s share was $465,000.

2002 Open Championship at Muirfield

The 2002 Open Championship was played at Muirfield Golf Links in Gullane.

Ernie Els won the 2002 Open Championship in a playoff over Stuart Appleby, Steve Elkington, and ultimately in a sudden-death playoff over Thomas Levet.

The winner's share was $1,106,140.

2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes

The 2012 Open was played at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England.

Ernie Els won the 2012 Open one stroke ahead of runner-up Adam Scott.

The winner’s share was $1,405,890.

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