Ernie is one of golf’s truly global players, with 70 professional worldwide career victories to his name, including four Major Championships, two World Golf Championships and a record seven World Matchplay titles.
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.
Ernie is also truly a global citizen spending time travelling on Tour and visiting his beloved South Africa as often as his busy schedule will allow him to. He is married to Liezl and has a daughter Samantha and a son Ben. The family resides in Florida.