# ernie-els - Saturday 3 December, 2016
It was no day at the beach for the former world number one, but he did spend some considerable time in the Bahamas sand.
# ernie-els - Thursday 7 April, 2016
Elsewhere, it was a great day for Willie Mullins while the Irish Women’s football team racked up an impressive Euro qualifier win.
The four-time Major winner has left himself with a mountain to climb.
# ernie-els - Friday 8 January, 2016
A moment to forget for Ernie.
# ernie-els - Thursday 1 October, 2015
Els was nowhere near the hole from six inches away.
# ernie-els - Friday 10 April, 2015
After his superb first-day performance, Jordan Spieth continued his charge for the Masters title with second round 66.
# ernie-els - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
The world number one continues to attract big names to his event.
# ernie-els - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Els tried to play it cool in the Liverpool sun — and ended up looking very silly indeed.
# ernie-els - Saturday 12 April, 2014
See you next year, guys.
# ernie-els - Sunday 18 August, 2013
The South African took the scenic route to this par on Friday.
# ernie-els - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
We want to give you free stuff (again!)
# ernie-els - Friday 12 July, 2013
Four former British Open champions in total have prematurely exited the competition.
# ernie-els - Sunday 3 March, 2013
With the Masters just more than a month away, the Irish golfer has played only 80 holes this year.
# ernie-els - Thursday 17 January, 2013
2It’s back to business now,” says the Holywood native after his big Nike unveiling.
# ernie-els - Friday 28 December, 2012
Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.
# ernie-els - Wednesday 28 November, 2012
Keegan Bradley, Ernie Els and Adam Scott have the consolation champagne on ice.
# ernie-els - Friday 2 November, 2012
The Offaly man signed for 10-under overall to share fourth with and American Jason Dufner.
# ernie-els - Saturday 20 October, 2012
The South African has become the second major winner to withdraw, after Rory McIlroy previously pulled out.
# ernie-els - Friday 10 August, 2012
“I was just trying to put anything in play,” said British Open winner Ernie Els, who is in danger of missing the cut.
# ernie-els - Sunday 29 July, 2012
Take a little time out from watching sport by reading about some more sport. Go on, we know you love it.
# ernie-els - Tuesday 24 July, 2012
Neil Cullen watched the South African take an unlikely Claret Jug victory from the grandstand at Royal Lytham on Sunday evening.
# ernie-els - Monday 23 July, 2012
Luke Donald remains at the top of the rankings with Woods, McIlroy, Lee Westwood and US Open champion Webb Simpson completing the top five.
# ernie-els - Sunday 22 July, 2012
The Australian golfer suffered a heartbreaking late collapse, dropping four shots in four holes.
Meanwhile, Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell is now five shots off the lead.
# ernie-els - Saturday 26 May, 2012
Els recorded a solid two-under-par 70 to move to five under after three rounds of the European Tour’s flagship event.
# ernie-els - Monday 30 April, 2012
Rory McIlroy is the world number two again after Luke Donald finished third at the Zurich Classic in Louisiana.
# ernie-els - Saturday 28 April, 2012
Several big names missed out on the weekend action, including South African Retief Goosen and Americans Nick Watney, Keegan Bradley and Ricky Barnes.
# ernie-els - Friday 27 April, 2012
The Portrush native endured a turbulent afternoon in New Orleans, failing to record a single par in the final 13 holes of his opening round.
# ernie-els - Saturday 14 April, 2012
A two-under-par 69 in Friday’s second round eased the world No1 inside the cut-line, but he remains 11 shots off the pace. Lone Irish representative Padraig Harrington shot 72 to miss his first cut of the year.
# ernie-els - Wednesday 28 March, 2012
The veteran golfer insists he’s playing “good golf now,” as he seeks to secure a place for the tournament in August.
# ernie-els - Sunday 25 March, 2012
Moving Day at the Bay Hill Invitational may not have yielded change at the top of the leaderboard, but exciting and often bizarre storylines abounded.
# ernie-els - Thursday 22 March, 2012
The US Open has skipped the golf legend’s invitational tournament as he prepares for the Masters.
# ernie-els - Tuesday 20 March, 2012
We assess Luke Donald’s recent rise to world number one at the expense of Rory McIlroy.
# ernie-els - Sunday 22 January, 2012
The 23-year-old recovered from a rocky start to dispatch a star-studded field and claim his European Tour title in a fortnight.
# ernie-els - Saturday 22 October, 2011
Rory McIlroy’s ex-agent says he never saw the Major winner’s decision to leave ISM coming…
# ernie-els - Sunday 9 October, 2011
The former number one is not having it all his own way on his latest return to action at Frys.com Open in California.
# ernie-els - Saturday 8 October, 2011
How many comebacks does it take to produce a tear-jerking moment of redemption? Answers on a postcard, please.
# ernie-els - Wednesday 28 September, 2011
The decision means USPGA champion and Rookie of the Year Keegan Bradley won’t be travelling to Australia.
# ernie-els - Sunday 21 August, 2011
Ranging from a study of Barcelona’s passing genius to a profile the NFL’s most controversial athlete, this week’s round-up is an eclectic appeal to the head and the heart.
# ernie-els - Wednesday 10 August, 2011
Covering everything from the “Chubby Slam” to Tiger’s disturbing facial hair, get to grips with everything you need to know about the year’s final major.